Web Links


Be Crime Smart -  The FBI's website for consumer education on crime and fraud.

Consumer Protection - USA.gov section with how to file a complaint, protect yourself against frauds and scams, and be a smart shopper. Also includes a link to the Consumer Action Handbook.

FactCheck - A nonpartisan, nonprofit website that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.

Fraud.org - The National Consumers League's Fraud Center.

FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection - Information for consumers and business owners on various types of fraud, deception, and unfair business practices.

Hoax Busters- The Big List of Internet Hoaxes. Includes the 5 tell tale signs to identify a hoax message.

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) -  Cyber crime scheme information, prevention tips, consumer alerts, complaint center, and other resources for consumers.

Snopes - The Urban Legends Reference Pages cover urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

Technical Cyber Security Alerts - From the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team.

Urban Legends - About.com's urban legends pages.