Friday, November 04, 2005

Looks Too Good To Be

Looks Too Good To Be is a web site to aid consumers in identifying fraud on the Internet. From the website:
This website was developed to arm you with information so you don’t fall victim to these Internet scam artists. Education, good judgment, and a healthy dose of skepticism are the best defenses against becoming a victim. Remember, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is!
The web site is divided into sections:
  • Types of fraud -- identity fraud, financial fraud, auction fraud, sweepstakes/lottery fraud, counterfeit payments fraud
  • Victim stories
  • FAQs/tips
  • Share your experience
Partners in this website include the United States Postal Inspection Service, the Internet Crime Complaint Center, Monster, the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance, The Spamhaus Project, the FBI, the National White Collar Crime Center, Target, and the Merchant Risk Council. [from beSpacific]

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