In the event that you run up against problems involving financial institutions, debt collection, credit reporting, identity theft, online scams or any of the multitude of ever-proliferating frauds and abuses, check out your state's consumer protection resources for a helping hand. The map below will get you started on the right path.
And, don't forget the very good FTC site.
Consumer Protection Resources
- The Egmont Group has developed a library of case studies covering a wide variety of fraudulent activities.
- The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network presents a collection of summaries of investigations assisted by Bank Secrecy Act data.
- The Department of Justice maintains a website that compiles information on cases relating to computer crimes and intellectual property.