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Criminals are increasingly using e-mail as a tool for fraud. Please be aware that there are scam artists who enjoy trying to take advantage of free services such as our classifieds. If something sounds suspicious or too good to be true, it probably is.

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Visit the Internet Crime Complaint Center for important information on Internet Crime Prevention Tips and Internet Crime Schemes. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).

Internet crime schemes that steal millions of dollars each year from victims continue to plague the Internet through various methods. Following are some common schemes that will assist you in being informed prior to entering into transactions over the Internet:

For more information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on internet schemes, visit

The Anti-Phishing Working Group ( ) is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming and email spoofing of all types.

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