Additional Information

For more information about common scams and frauds, please visit the following:

  • Judd McIlvain: Trouble Shooter - J. McIlvain is a television-radio consumer reporter and crusader. He has received two Emmys and eight Golden Mike Awards for his tenacious investigative reports on the subject of fraud and scams.
  • Looks Too Good To Be True - This website was developed and is maintained by a joint federal law enforcement and industry task force. Funding for the site has been provided by the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Key partners include the National White Collar Crime Center,, Target and members of the Merchants Risk Council.
  • National Association of Bunco Investigators - This group has over 800 members in law enforcement and related fields devoted exclusively to assist in the identification, apprehension, and prosecution of Confidence Crime and certain other non-traditional organized crime group suspects. Detailed information about common scams and fraud activities can be found on this site.
  • Download the Don't Be Scammed brochure offered by the National Crime Prevention Council.