Protect Yourself from Online Fraud
Protect Yourself Online
The Internet has made it possible for people all around the world to connect with each other in meaningful ways. Whether for research, education, business, or fun, the Internet has changed how many of us live, work, and play, in ways in which we may not even be fully aware. As the Internet continues to evolve, so do the issues that impact the way we use it. While the Internet is in many ways a reflection of the physical world, it is in other ways, fundamentally different - manifesting its own customs and practices.
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Internet Fraud: How to Avoid Internet Investment Scams
The Internet serves as an excellent tool for investors, allowing them to easily and inexpensively research investment opportunities. But the Internet is also an excellent tool for fraudsters. That's why you should always think twice before you invest your money in any opportunity you learn about through the Internet. This alert tells you how to spot different types of Internet fraud, what the SEC is doing to fight Internet investment scams, and how to use the Internet to invest wisely.
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How to Report Internet-Related Crime -- Hacking, Bomb Threats, Etc.
Internet-related crime, like any other crime, should be reported to appropriate law enforcement investigative authorities at the local, state, federal, or international levels, depending on the scope of the crime. Citizens who are aware of federal crimes should report them to local offices of federal law enforcement.
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A User's Guide to the Internet
The internet is all about information. This site is dedicated to helping people learn to use that information in a coherent manner. Beginners' Central is based on a chapter by chapter structure, you may skip to any chapter you're interested in, or if you wish, you can start at the beginning and work your way forward.
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