Fraud Resources

This page lists the consumer web resources used in creating this Security & Fraud section, and which are available on various pages of the section. Please note that Starion Financial does not maintain these pages and documents, and is not responsible for their availability or content. You can review the full information disclaimer at the bottom of this page.

Protect Yourself

Protecting Account Information
OnGuardOnline.gov
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team Alerts & Tips (US-CERT)
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

Identity Theft
Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)
Identity Theft Assistance Center (ITAC)
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) DEFEND website
FTC: What to Do if Your Identity is Stolen [PDF]
FTC: Safeguarding Your Child’s Future  [PDF]
10 things You Should Know About Identity Theft (CreditCards.com)

Scams
Federal Bureau of Investigation Scams & Safety website
Listing of state and local consumer protection agencies

If you think you may have been scammed
File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission
Report scams to your state Attorney General
For scams outside the U.S., file a complaint at www.econsumer.gov

Online & Mobile Security

Fraud Prevention Tips
Federal Bureau of Investigation Scams & Safety website
FBI Common Fraud Schemes website
National Consumers League, Fraud.org
CriminalFraud.com
Stay Safe Online
OnGuard Online

Malware
Federal Bureau of Investigation Cyber-Crime website
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team Alerts and Tips
Internet Crimes Complaint Center (IC3)

Phishing
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Phishing Scams website
OnGuardOnline.gov What Is Phishing? website

If you think you might have been tricked by a phishing email
File a report with the Federal Trade Commission
Visit the FTC Identity Theft website

Shopping Online
Independent Community Bankers of America
Safeshopping.org, provided by the American Bar Association

Smartphones & Tablets
Create your own smartphone security checklist
Identity Theft Resource Center
OnGuardOnline.gov, Understanding Mobile Apps

Security Tips
OnGuardOnline.gov Computer Security website

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