Don't Fall For It: Scams and How to Spot Them
The course familiarizes attendees with Texas laws associated with common scams. Guidance is provided on how to spot scams, tips to protect yourself and how to report a scam. (1-hour course)
Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:
- Recognize common scams.
- Report scams to the appropriate agency.
- Prevent becoming a victim of a scam.
Video 1: U.S. Postal Inspection Service COVID Scams PSA
Video 2: A Simple Shortchange
Video 3: Millennials Targeted In New Scams Using Fake Checks
Video 4: 8th-Grade Math Teacher Scammed Out of $50,000
Texas Office of the Attorney General - Consumer Protection Brochure
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) - 10 Things You can Do To Avoid Fraud
Better Business Bureau - Glossary of Scam Type Definitions
Oregon State Attorney General's Office - Six Signs It Is A Scam
A Student’s Guide to Fraud Scams