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Recovering from Identity Theft

What to do when your identity has been stolen and used.

Questions and Answers about Credit Card Fraud

Recognizing, preventing, and dealing with fraud.

Elder Financial Abuse Restitution Guide: How to Get Your Money Back

This guidebook is designed to help victims of financial abuse navigate the system so that if there is a chance for restitution that opportunity won"t be missed.

Mystery Charges on Your Phone Bill

What to do when your provider sneaks in fees to your bill.

Disputing Credit Card Charges

It takes a little patience and knowledge of the dispute settlement procedures provided by the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA).

Mortgage Relief Scams

Information about fraudulent foreclosure rescue scams and where to find help.

California's Lemon Law

"Lemons": Cars with serious problems after you bought it.

California's Lemon Law

"Lemons": Cars with serious problems after you bought it.

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

Mystery Charges on Your Phone Bill

What to do when your provider sneaks in fees to your bill.

California's Lemon Law

"Lemons": Cars with serious problems after you bought it.

Elder Financial Abuse Restitution Guide: How to Get Your Money Back

This guidebook is designed to help victims of financial abuse navigate the system so that if there is a chance for restitution that opportunity won"t be missed.

National Elder Fraud Hotline

If you or someone you know has been a victim of elder fraud, help is standing by at the National Elder Fraud Hotline. 833–FRAUD–11 or 833–372–8311 Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. eastern time English/Español/Other languages available

The FTC Funeral Rule

Description of the funeral rule and rights that individuals have under it. Embedded links to further information.

How to Complain

This guide offers suggestions to help you get results when you have a problem with the purchase of goods or services. It explains the proper way to make a complaint, and also discusses using government agencies, consumer groups, lawyers and small claims court. A sample complaint letter and a list of compliant-handling agencies are included.

Disputing Credit Card Charges

It takes a little patience and knowledge of the dispute settlement procedures provided by the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA).

Job Scams

Job scammers promise to help you if you pay them.

Questions and Answers about Credit Card Fraud

Recognizing, preventing, and dealing with fraud.

Elder Financial Abuse Restitution Guide: How to Get Your Money Back

This guidebook is designed to help victims of financial abuse navigate the system so that if there is a chance for restitution that opportunity won"t be missed.

Mortgage Relief Scams

Information about fraudulent foreclosure rescue scams and where to find help.

Rental Listing Scams

Scammers don't actually own the homes they try to rent out to you. Identify them and make a report if you've been scammed.

What is Elder Financial Abuse?

How to Recognize Financial Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse Restitution Guide: How to Get Your Money Back

This guidebook is designed to help victims of financial abuse navigate the system so that if there is a chance for restitution that opportunity won"t be missed.

Recovering from Identity Theft

What to do when your identity has been stolen and used.

Mystery Charges on Your Phone Bill

What to do when your provider sneaks in fees to your bill.

Job Scams

Job scammers promise to help you if you pay them.

Disputing Credit Card Charges

It takes a little patience and knowledge of the dispute settlement procedures provided by the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA).

Questions and Answers about Credit Card Fraud

Recognizing, preventing, and dealing with fraud.

California's Lemon Law

"Lemons": Cars with serious problems after you bought it.

Elder Financial Abuse Restitution Guide: How to Get Your Money Back

This guidebook is designed to help victims of financial abuse navigate the system so that if there is a chance for restitution that opportunity won"t be missed.

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

How to Complain

This guide offers suggestions to help you get results when you have a problem with the purchase of goods or services. It explains the proper way to make a complaint, and also discusses using government agencies, consumer groups, lawyers and small claims court. A sample complaint letter and a list of compliant-handling agencies are included.

Mortgage Relief Scams

Information about fraudulent foreclosure rescue scams and where to find help.

Rental Listing Scams

Scammers don't actually own the homes they try to rent out to you. Identify them and make a report if you've been scammed.

The FTC Funeral Rule

Description of the funeral rule and rights that individuals have under it. Embedded links to further information.

What is Elder Financial Abuse?

How to Recognize Financial Abuse

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