Fraud Prevention Resources

In an effort to help bring more awareness to the growing concerns related to Fraud in the Minocqua area, the Minocqua Police Department is providing the following links to help prevent Fraud and to further educate the community on ways to protect themselves from Fraud.



9 Steps to Protect Against Credit Card Fraud Now
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/09/protect-against-credit-card-fraud-now/index.htm

How to Protect Yourself from the Three Biggest Types of Homebuyer Fraud
https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/10/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-three-biggest-types-of-homebuyer-fraud.html

16 Tips for Avoiding Online Fraud and Identity Theft
http://us.norton.com/16-tips-for-avoiding-online-fraud-and-identity-theft/article

The Guide to Understanding Vehicle History Reports
http://www.lagrangecountrydodge.com/blog/2016/October/24/guide-to-understanding-vehicle-history-reports.htm

6 Tips to Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft for Your Kids
http://blogs.hrblock.com/2015/09/25/6-tips-to-prevent-fraud-and-identity-theft-for-your-kids/

Fraud Prevention Tips Everybody Should Know (But Doesn’t)
http://www.businessinsider.com/10-fraud-prevention-tips-you-havent-heard-over-and-over-2012-3

Fraud Prevention Options
https://www.retirementliving.com/best-identity-theft-protection

The Step-by-Step Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Working with Contractors
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/guide-to-hiring-a-contractor/

8 Tips for How Seniors Can Protect Themselves from Money Scams
https://www.ncoa.org/economic-security/money-management/scams-security/protection-from-scams/

11 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling
http://www.independenttraveler.com/travel-tips/travelers-ed/11-ways-to-prevent-identity-theft-while-traveling

Phone scam information
http://backgroundchecks.org/reverse-phone-lookup/phone-scams