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Coronavirus Disease 2019 ABA Resource Page for Financial Institutions

 FBI COVID-19 Consolidated Reference Sheet - Regarding Fraud Schemes and other Unlawful Activity

Examples for writing-up cases for law enforcement

 Card Fraud Mitigation Best Practices - Members Only

 Best Practices for Credit Card Cash Advances - Members Only

Better Business Bureau Scam Tracker

Account Takeover - Skipping the Chip - video from CBS News

EU General Data Protection Regulation Portal

DMARC video on email security

Business email compromise video

Ransomeware video on the City of Atlanta - CBSN 

Felony Lane Gang video

Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning video

AARP Fraud Watch Network

AARP Investment Fraud Vulnerability Study  

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Trade Commission Complaint Assistant

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

Internet Phishing Report Center (Anti-Phishing Working Group)

Looking up phone numbers

Looking up addresses

IP Address look up

Minnesota Dept. of Commerce Fraud Bureau
US Secret Service
US Postal Inspection Service
All other Law Enforcement and Supporting agencies

Some consumer resources:

Equifax Freeze Page

Experian Freeze Page

TransUnion Freeze Page

Federal Trade Commission Complaint Assistant

Office of the Inspector General - Social Security Administration - to report fraud,waste and abuse concerning SSA programs and operations

How to Avoid Cremation Scams

9 Steps to Protect Against Credit Card Fraud Now

How to Protect Yourself from the Three Biggest Types of Homebuyer Fraud

16 Tips for Avoiding Online Fraud and Identity Theft

The Guide to Understanding Vehicle History Reports

6 Tips to Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft for Your Kids

Fraud Prevention Tips Everybody Should Know (But Doesn’t)

The Step-by-Step Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Working with Contractors

8 Tips for How Seniors Can Protect Themselves from Money Scams

11 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling

National Council for Aging Care 


Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center - 844-880-1574

They accept calls from any individual who feels that they or another, that is a vulnerable adult is being abused.


Federal Reserve Bank Resources

Federal Reserve White Paper on Synthetic Identity Fraud

Federal Reserve Payments Study 2016

Federal Reserve Payments Study: 2017 Annual Supplement

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis;  Payments, Standards and Outreach Group

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: Fighting Fraud in the e-Commerce Channel: A Merchant Study

Business Payments Coalition - Small Business Payments Toolkit

Payments Fraud Liability Matrix Feb2014