Fraud Awareness Tips

By myBoat.com Staff Writers

 

 

Palm Harbor, FL -- Because there is no foolproof way to prevent fraud, awareness and good judgment can be your best defense.

 

If you receive a suspicious email or are the victim of a scam, email us right away.

 

Step 1: If you are the victim of a scam, please email us with as much information as possible.

 

Step 2: Forward any suspicious email us immediately. DO NOT change the subject line because doing so may prevent us from identifying trends and preventing similar scams in the future.

 

Step 3: File a complaint with the Internet Fraud Complaint Center to inform federal and state law enforcement agencies. We strongly recommend that you report fraud to local law enforcement as well.

 

myBoat.com investigates reports of fraud to better protect our customers against future fraud. We support law enforcement agencies in the prosecution of Internet criminals and work diligently to prevent fraud.

 

Internet Fraud Resources

 

Visit the sites below to learn more about Internet fraud.

 

Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC)

Internet Fraud Preventive Measures

 

Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Be a Smarter Consumer

 

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Practical Tips to Help You Be on Guard Against Internet Fraud

 

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

Fake Seals and Phony Numbers: How Fraudsters Try to Look Legit

 

Department of Motor Vehicles

Contact Your State Department of Motor Vehicles