Frauds and Scams: Protect Yourself and Your Money


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This Web page, part of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Web site, explains various common frauds and scams, and how to avoid them. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is one of twelve regional Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System. Also known as the Fed, the Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States. It was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.

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