Resources by topic: Fraud
Links to a number of helpful resources to help you prevent fraud.
Alerts from DFI
Financial fraud alerts issued by DFI.
Investment Fraud Alerts from the Securities and Exchange Commission
Investment fraud alerts issued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Investment Fraud Alerts from FINRA
Investment fraud alerts issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Alerts from AARP
Financial fraud alerts from AARP.
Alerts from the Better Business Bureau
Scam alerts issued by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
Most Common Investment Traps
The most common investment traps as identified by DFI.
Avoiding Mortgage Fraud
Tips from DFI on how to avoid mortgage fraud.
Common Fraud Schemes
Common types of fraud to be aware of as identified by the FBI.
From the Washington State Office of the Attorney General: Information about identity theft and how to protect yourself.
Trading Futures and Options Fraud
Tips from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission on avoiding futures trading fraud.
Report Financial Fraud to DFI
If you think you are a victim of financial fraud, report it to DFI by filing a complaint.
Report Consumer Fraud to the Attorney General's Office
If you think you are a victim of consumer fraud, report it to Washington State Office of the Attorney General by filing a complaint.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
You can also file complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Report Internet Crime
Report internet crime to the internet crime complaint center.