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Internet fraud is the use of Internet services or software with Internet access to defraud victims or to otherwise take advantage of them. Internet crime schemes steal millions each year from victims and continue to plague the Internet through various methods

Tips to avoid online fraud

  • Check the identity of the seller.
  • Always check the reviews of the online store.
  • Don’t give out too much information.
  • Make purchases only on secure websites.
  • Pay with a secured means of payment.
  • Always use recorded delivery methods.
  • Check your statements regularly.
  • Contact your bank immediately if you suspect unauthorized activity.

Common types of online fraud:

  • Identity Theft.
  • Credit Card Fraud.
  • Auction Fraud.
  • Investment Fraud.
  • Work-at-Home Scams.
  • Online Shopping Scams.
  • Various Bank Scams.