Sweepstakes and Prizes

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Crime Victims Rights

Office of the Attorney General provides information for victims of crime. If someone was charged with a crime against you, this is what you can expect from the prosecutors office. Often, the prosecutor will have someone in their office who is resp

Sweepstakes Fraud

This site gives information on what to look for to spot a scam. There are many ways to get your money and this site covers most of them. There are links to telephone, mail and internet scams. 

Sweepstakes / Prize Scams

Every day, thousands of American consumers receive sweepstakes promotions by phone, over the Internet or in the mail. Legitimate sweepstakes are advertising and marketing techniques that offer participating consumers a chance to win a prize or mon

Protect Yourself From Fraud

The Federal Trade Commission site includes tips on how to protect yourself, as well as things to look for when spotting a scam. 

Older Americans Suffer the Most

FTC data showed that older consumers more frequently fall victim to some types of fraud. Prize and sweepstakes fraud is more prevalent among older consumers than among the public at large, and is particularly prevalent among consumers age 70 and o

More Internet and Telephone Scams

As more and more people find their way onto the internet, there are more dishonest ways to part them from their money. Be a smart consumer and make yourself aware of the common scams 

Common Internet Scams

Often found on the internet but also by telephone, this scam has become common and many people have fallen for it