Learn About Scams

The key to spotting and avoiding scams and fraud is learning how different scams work and what their warning signs are. Fraud comes in a bewildering number of varieties, but there are red flags to many of them that can provide an early warning of a potential scam.

The National Consumers League, the nation’s oldest consumer advocacy organization, created to help consumers learn these warning signs and avoid falling victim. If you or someone you know has been defrauded, the information on can help you learn what to do, how to report the fraud to the proper authorities, and how to avoid becoming a repeat victim.