The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud

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"Although consumers are protected by a number of consumer protection laws, including the Consumer Credit Protection Act, there are still many opportunities for people to be taken advantage of by unethical professionals and corporations," says Steven Wolf, Executive Director and Forensic Accountant in the Washington, D.C., office of Capstone Advisory Group.

If you can't rely on government agencies for protection, what can you do?

"An educated consumer is the con-man's worst enemy," says financial coach Todd R. Tresidder, founder of

Become that educated consumer by learning about some of the most common frauds victimizing consumers right now in my article, Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud.

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