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bulletred-resources Common Fraud Schemes

www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-fraud-schemes/seniors

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) devotes this lengthy site to scams against seniors since we are often the group most preyed upon. Among other topics find out how to avoid in the first place, or deal with if scammed, on such topics as health care and health insurance, counterfeit prescription drugs, funeral and cemetery fraud, fraudulent "anti-aging products, telemarketing or internet fraud, investment schemes or reverse mortgage scams.

 

bulletred-resources Consumer Dangers

www.consumerdangers.com

ConsumerDangers.com strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm. Their website is continually updated with breaking news from Government agencies, Watchdog Groups, and concerned citizens about Recalls & Safety affecting consumers.

 

bulletred-resources Homeless Accommodation Directory

www.tuck.com/sleeping-homeless

This website provides an overall study on homelessness in the US today as well as a complete directory of all emergency shelters in the US. The directory is organized by state, with contact information (phone, web and address) as well as all of the services they offer plus a curated compilation of national and online resources for those affected by homelessness looking for help.

 

bulletred-resources Identity Theft

www.identitytheft.gov

The President’s Task Force on Identity Theft was established in 2006, launching a new era in the fight against identity theft. This useful site includes how to report identify theft and victims' rights along with links to other helpful resources.

 

bulletred-resources Medicare Fraud

www.planprescriber.com/medicare-insurance-news/medicare-fraud/

Learn how to detect Medicare fraud and Medicare billing errors and what to do in such situations.

 

bulletred-resources Prepare Your Home for Natural Disasters

www.ready.gov/natural-disasters

Natural disasters such as flood, fire, earthquake, tornado and windstorm affect thousands of people every year. You should know what your risks are and prepare to protect yourself, your family and community.

 

bulletred-resources Preventing Home Improvement Fraud

www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Preventing-Home-Improvement-Fraud

Resources to help you prevent home improvement fraud including signs to watch for, questions to ask the contractor, tips on how to protect yourself and a list of organizations that can help if you are a victim of home improvement fraud.

 

bulletred-resources Protecting Against Credit Card Fraud

www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0216-protecting-against-credit-card-fraud

Informative article from the Federal Trade Commission on how credit card fraud happens, what you can do about it and how to report it.

 

bulletred-resources Protecting Seniors Against Identity Theft

www.freescoresandmore.com/content/protecting-seniors-identity-theft.html

An informative article that provides helpful ways for you to protect yourself from the risks of becoming a victim of identity theft.

 

bulletred-resources The Ultimate Guide to Road Safety Apps

www.injuryclaimcoach.com/road-safety-apps.html

While our smartphones often act as distractions and can actually cause collisions, they can also reduce the level of risk and promote safer driving through the use of apps. This guide looks at the main areas of road safety where apps are available to help you be a safer driver.