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Fraud issues are addressed by state and local entities as well as private organizations. The following organizations may be able to offer some assistance to consumers in the following instances.



For problems or complaints about checks, see Check Fraud

For state-wide fraud issue, see Attorney General

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud:
www.insurancefraud.org

National Consumers League's National Fraud Information Center:
www.fraud.org

National Inventor Fraud Center:
www.inventorfraud.com


The Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).
www.ic3.gov/



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  • What Smart Shoppers Know About Prizes and Gifts
  • Basic Facts About Telemarketing
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  • Display of Return Policy by Retail Sellers
  • E-Commerce
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