This type of fraud will be like the victim gets a  phone call from the fraudsters and make the customer invest money in some schemes or activities which does not exist. The fraudsters induce the investors to invest their amount in a loss stock in a false belief. Investment fraud involves stock, bond, products or even real estate. They are five types of investment fraud called pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes, pump and dump, advance fee fraud and offshore scams. In Pyramid schemes, the investo...

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Advertisements play a most prominent role in today's society. One of the television advertisements is the weight loss product where it reaches every nook and corner of the world.  The scam which is related to the weight loss product that a miracle can happen by losing 2-kilo grams in two days is called slimming cure scams. The products which is not medically proven is sometimes harmful to consumer health. So it becomes a necessity that it will be medically proven. The consumer must take...

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The fraudsters send official-looking letters or email and requesting the customer to pay money or any important information regarding the bank. Those letters made the customer to believe that the respective letters are from a reputed government organization and ask them to register and will grab the bank details from the customer to repay the tax rebate. In some instances, they made the customer to pay the tax by saying the if they pay they might win a lottery.  It is difficult to find the ...

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 The payment which is made to a holiday website and at the last point it does not exist is known as holiday scams. The customer should not reply to any unwanted emails, texts or social media related to any holiday offers. The reply should lead to unwanted malicious software. If the customer wants to book a holiday hotel they can book directly to the reputed airlines. They must be a member of the Association of British travel agents. The fraudsters may ask the credit card or debit card detai...

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Electricity scams are introduced to reduce customers utility. Electricity fraud explains about the frauds happens in energy division. The customer receive a offer for example if the payment is Rs.50 and the offer must be Rs.25  so the customer pay the cut down offer and the energy divison informs  the customer to  pay the actual bill.So the customer have to pay double the amount. Criminals use a similar key to top up the energy cells illegally. The customer should not get electric...

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The ticket which is purchased from on-line to a movie, music concert, sport either the tickets don’t arrive or turn to be fake or refunded is called ticket fraud. The user can find a website in any random pages regarding tickets offer to a movie or an event. The fraudsters create their own fake page in a genuine way and it looks as similar as real ticket offering website. The fake pagers establishes the ticket which is already sold out  or not officially went in to the hands of the ti...

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