Anti-Fraud Resources

Although fraud is directed at everyone, scam artists seem to particularly love to take advantage of artists.  Since many artists are also small businesses (which is another favorite target), fighting fraud can be a major issue.  The following resources will get you started.

AT&T’s Fraud Education Center  

Call for Action
1-800-647-1756
http://www.callforaction.org

National Fraud Information Center
1-800-876-7060
http://www.fraud.org

The Council of Better Business Bureaus
703-276-0100
http://www.bbb.org
or your local Better Business Bureau

Federal Trade Commission
6th and Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580
202-276-2222

Securities and Exchange Commission
http://www.sec.gov/complaint.shtml 

United States Postal Service
Mail Fraud complaints may be directed to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at (800)372-8347 or http://www.usps.gov/websites/depart/inspect

Your State Attorney General

Spam

Spam email is very, very likely to be some form of fraud.  Fight spammers with the following resources:

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