INTERNET FRAUD AND EMAIL SCAMMER INFORMATION
NODA MEMBERS & FRIENDS
It is important information for any Seller advertising on an internet website. Most, if not all, of your ad responses will be legitimate.
BUT scammers are out there so it is important to be informed so they are not successful in their efforts!
While the Internet can be a safe and convenient place to do business, scammers are out there in "cyber world" targeting unsuspecting consumers.
The www.LooksTooGoodToBeTrue.com website was built to educate you, the consumer, and help prevent you from becoming a victim of an Internet fraud scheme.
You can also report Internet Fraud to the government's Internet Crime Complaint Center at: www.ic3.gov
Reporting to Scammer's Email Provider: Most of these scams are coming from free web-based email accounts. You can usually report this scam to the email provider by send a copy of the scam email to abuse@[EMAIL-DOMAIN-NAME].com for the email address that is being used by the scammer and the provider may close the account. It may help to visit the website of the email provider by going to www.[EMAIL-DOMAIN-NAME].com where you can look up their abuse policies.
More InformationDreamHorse.com has excellent information and guidelines to help recognize different types of e-mail scams. www.dreamhorse.com/fraud.php When the page appears, go to the bottom of the page and look for the REPORTING FRAUD section. Everyone who advertises should read and understand this information.