Knowing the different types of fraud and how they are perpetrated will help you avoid unwittingly stepping into a situation where it is you who is being defrauded. The types of fraud you need to be aware of include credit card fraud, financial fraud, insurance fraud, tax fraud, mortgage fraud, and securities fraud.

These guides will familiarize you with the basics of fraud and the steps you should take if you have been a victim of fraud. The dos and don’ts of fraud victims are covered, as well as guidance for what to do if you suspect someone is committing fraud—even if it’s your boss.