Recently in the news there have been many instances of fraud and attempted fraud.
Whether over the Internet, the phone or through the mail, consumers need to protect themselves from predators who are trying to steal their money or identity.
In this week's column, the purpose is to inform readers of different types of fraud. Please be aware of these scams. If something does not feel right, or if someone is asking for personal information, it may be a scam.
Two of the most popular frauds today include online fraud and check fraud.