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Florida scams

by Victor M. Knight

  • 322 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Pelican Pub. Co. in Gretna .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Fraud -- Florida.,
    • Swindlers and swindling -- Florida.,
    • Florida -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-176).

      StatementVictor Knight.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6698.F6 K65 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. ;
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL994961M
      ISBN 101565541901
      LC Control Number96033542
      OCLC/WorldCa35243464

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      Florida's loan shark industry Kroft's first encounter with Florida's scams goes back to , when he was starting out as a local reporter in Miami. To dramatically lower your chances of falling for a booking request scam, we recommend the following policies. Never accept more than the amount due. Never send refunds for any overpayments. Only accept payments online. Click Contact Us below if you suspect you are being scammed. If an inquiry is not legitimate, you can mark it as spam.

        The Federal Trade Commission warns consumers about rental listing scams as a common danger on its website, instructing individuals to report suspected scams to the site the listing was posted on, as well as local law enforcement and the FTC itself.   South Florida held the top spot for per-capita rate of identify theft complaints for five straight years, from to , in the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book.


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