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This USA Government web site provides a list of common scams and frauds—avoiding scams and frauds could help people maintain their financial wellbeing.

Summary

This US Government web page identifying common scams and frauds is well worth a look. Many of the scams listed are not necessarily unique to the USA and probably occur around the world. It is vital to bear in mind that this is not an inclusive list and that criminals, unfortunately, are always thinking up new ways to scam and defraud people. USA Gov list as follows:
 
Think about these and any other types of frauds and scams and how best to avoid them. Worth noting that being aware of the different kinds of frauds and scams can help you to avoid them in the first place. Forewarned can sometimes mean that you are forearmed.