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Common Types of Fraud


Common Types of Fraud

  • Bankruptcy Fraud and Misrepresentation of Lack of Funds – involves concealing finances or assets in order to falsely claim bankruptcy.
  • Tax Evasion or Tax Fraud – avoiding financial assessment or misrepresentation of expenditures or income by an individual or a business entity to avoid paying some amount of taxes.
  • Identity Theft – NJ law prohibits individuals from stealing another person's identity. Forged signatures and fake IDs are often used to access a person's credit card numbers, social security numbers, and bank account information.
  • Insurance Fraud – such as illegal acts used to manipulate and obtain a specific outcome in regard to an insurance claim.
  • Mail and Wire Fraud – schemes conducted to intentionally prevent this from receiving products or services via mail or wire communication.
  • Credit or Debit Card Frauds – theft and illegal use of a victim's credit or debit card(s).
  • Telemarketing Fraud – involves fraudulent sales via the phone that involve things like promising goods or services that are not given, hidden fees, etc.
  • Security Fraud – deceptive behaviors that result in investors making decisions in stock markets that result in financial loss based on false information.
  • Computer and Internet Fraud – includes altering online or electronically recorded data, online banking fraud, etc.
  • Forgery – involves illegally reproducing or copying banknotes (money), signatures, documents, or works of art.

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