Consumer Fraud in the United States

Jane M Monroe (Redaktør)

An estimated 13.5 percent of U.S. adults -- 30.2 million consumers -- were victims of one or more consumer fraud schemes during calendar year 2004. Some of the top consumer fraud schemes are: fraudulent weight-loss products; fraudulent foreign lotteries and buyer's club memberships; fraudulent prize promotions; fraudulent work-at-home programs; charity fraud and telephone scams. Les mer
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An estimated 13.5 percent of U.S. adults -- 30.2 million consumers -- were victims of one or more consumer fraud schemes during calendar year 2004. Some of the top consumer fraud schemes are: fraudulent weight-loss products; fraudulent foreign lotteries and buyer's club memberships; fraudulent prize promotions; fraudulent work-at-home programs; charity fraud and telephone scams. This book examines the epidemic of consumer fraud in the United States, whom is targeted and how to avoid becoming a victim.

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Preface; Consumer Fraud in the United States: The Second FTC Survey; Debt Settlement: Fraudulent, Abusive, & Deceptive Practices Pose Risk to Consumers (Statement of Gregory D. Kutz, Managing Director, Forensic Audits & Special Investigations, (GAO)); Helping Family & Friends Avoid Charity Fraud; Putting Telephone Scams on Hold: Recognize & Report Phone Fraud; Index.