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- Avoiding Scams
- Protecting Kids Online
- Securing your Computer
- For additional resources visit On Guard Online
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation's consumer protection agency. The FTC works to prevent deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace. If you or someone you know is a victim of identify theft, visit their website Identity Theft | Consumer Information.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center
Internet crime is defined as any illegal activity involving one or more components of the Internet, such as websites, chat rooms, and/or email. Internet crime involves the use of the Internet to communicate false or fraudulent representations to consumers. These crimes may include, but are not limited to, advance-fee schemes, non-delivery of goods or services, computer hacking, or employment/business opportunity schemes.