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National Consumer Protection Week 2014

March 2-8 marks the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week, a Federal Trade Commission-led education initiative. The FBI is on board this week—and all year long—offering tips and guidelines to help you, as we say on FBI.gov, “Be Crime Smart.”

Mar 04, 2014 05:00 PM

National Consumer Protection Week 2014

National Consumer Protection Week 2014 LogoMarch 2-8 marks the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week, a Federal Trade Commission-led education initiative. The FBI is on board this week—and all year long—offering tips and guidelines to help you, as we say on FBI.gov, “Be Crime Smart.”

Getting informed and taking a few basic steps may well keep you from becoming a victim of crime and fraud. This website has a wealth of material to help you do just that...everything from information on protecting your kids, computer, and workplace to a list of types of fraud schemes and e-scams and even how to report this type of criminal activity.

Please take the time to learn more about these topics so you can remain a crime-smart, educated consumer.

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