Identity Theft / Frauds and Scams
COVID-19 vaccines are coming. So are the Scammers. (FTC)
Get current information about COVID-19 vaccines and learn ways to avoid vaccine scams.
Español Las vacunas contra el COVID-19 están en preparación. Los estafadores no estarán muy lejos (FTC)
Coronavirus Scams – Part 1 (FTC)
Get tips on avoiding Coronavirus scams.
Español Coronavirus: Los estafadores siguen los titulares
Coronavirus Scams – Part 2 (FTC)
Learn about the types of scams related to the Coronavirus and find out what to do.
Español Las estafas relacionadas con el coronavirus
COVID-19 Consumer Warnings and Safety Tips (FCC)
Learn about the tactics used by text and robocall scammers and how to protect your personal information.
Español Advertencias y consejos de seguridad para consumidores
- COVID-19 vaccines are coming. So are the Scammers. (FTC)
A Bank Customer's Guide to Cybersecurity (FDIC)
Learn strategies for preventing online fraud and theft.
Identity Theft (FTC)
One stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft.
Español Robo de identidad
Online Privacy and Security
Practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard about protecting your personal information.
Español Privacidad y seguridad en línea
Report Identity Theft and Get a Recovery Plan (FTC)
Learn how to report and recover from identity theft.
Español Reportar el robo de identidad y obtener un plan de recuperación
- A Bank Customer's Guide to Cybersecurity (FDIC)
Frauds and Scams
Fraud and Scam Warnings
Information and warnings, posted by the Federal Reserve System and other authorities, about fraud using the Federal Reserve's name.
Inflation-Related Scams (FTC)
Prices and scammers are on the rise. Learn how to spot and avoid inflation-related scams.
Español Aprenda a detectar estafas relacionadas con la inflación
Student Loan Relief Scams (FTC)
Facts you should know about student loan relief scams, including descriptions of some of the most common scams to avoid and instructions for finding help if you become a victim.
Español Obtenga más información sobre las estafas de alivio de préstamos estudiantiles
Banking Tips for Small Businesses: A Checklist for Entrepreneurs (FDIC)
Simple strategies designed to help you get the most from banking relationships and avoid frauds or scams.
Consumer Scam Alert: Do Not Use Federal Reserve Routing Account Numbers to Pay Bills
Get information about a recent scam where consumers are asked to use the Federal Reserve's routing numbers and their Social Security numbers to pay bills.
Frauds Target Small Businesses: Don't Be a Victim (FDIC)
Protect yourself from common scams.
Grant Scams and Fraud
Learn how to tell whether an offer for a government grant is a scam.
Homeowners Beware of Questionable Solicitations
Don't be a victim of the latest consumer scam. Beware if you get an advertisement for a Community Reinvestment Act program loan endorsed by the Federal Reserve.
How Can I Verify Whether or Not a Debt Collector is Legitimate? (CFPB)
Learn how to spot a debt collection scam.
How to Avoid Investment Scams That Target Groups (SEC)
Discusses scams directed at members of certain groups (i.e. the elderly, religious groups) and tells you what to do if you are a victim.
Government Imposter Scams (FTC)
Find out how to identity a government imposter and learn of the dangers of sending money to a stranger.
Español Estafas de impostores del gobierno
Money Smart for Older Adults: Prevent Financial Exploitation (CFPB)
Get information on how to protect older individuals from financial scams.
Español Money Smart para Adultos Mayores: Prevenir la explotación financiera
- Fraud and Scam Warnings