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Customer Fraud

Customer Fraud

Phil Lehman, Kristina Lanning, Harriet Worley, and David Kirkman (Introduction by Ellen Miller)


The new york Cooperative Extension provider spent some time working closely because of the new york Attorney General’s Office in educating the general public about customer fraudulence. This short article targets four various customer frauds which can be under research by the new york Attorney General’s workplace: subprime customer financing methods, pyramid schemes, travel scams, and house fix frauds.


A long time of networking between North Carolina Cooperative Extension therefore the new york Attorney General’s workplace have actually triggered a quantity of cooperative ventures, such as the NC Partnership for customer Education, unique training for Family and customer Education agents, your family and customer Education Sting carried out by the vermont Extension Homemakers, and unique updates for Command fiscal experts in the U.S. aquatic Corps who Extension assists train. Extension’s role in every one of these efforts that are joint to style and deliver academic programs to assist customers determine and give a wide berth to customer fraud.

So that you can inform visitors associated with Forum for Family and Consumer problems about the different sorts of customer fraudulence addressed by lawyer generals’ offices across the united states, the Editorial Board invited the new york Attorney General’s workplace to submit articles explaining current frauds and fraudulent methods of unique concern in new york. Four lawyers accepted the invitation, and every submitted a brief article: a conversation on predatory financing methods to low-income customers, an academic bulletin on pyramid schemes, a customer alert on travel scams, and a news launch on house fix scams. Comparable info is frequently available from the internet pages or news release listings through the attorney general’s workplace in each state. Continue reading Customer Fraud