Fraud Practical This assignment is designed to provide an understanding of

Fraud Practical
This assignment is designed to provide an understanding of Fraud mitigation and investigative methods.

  1. Go to: www.ic3.gov
  2. Review process of submitting a fraud complaint.
  3. Define “Business Email Compromise (BEC) and how this fraud technique is perpetrated?
  4. Define ransomware and identify the most recent ransomware threat?
  5. What was the total reported fraud losses in the US in 2020?
  6. From the 2020 ic3 Fraud Annual Report
    1. What age group was most targeted for fraud by major category?
    2. Which state was the most victimized for fraudulent activity?
  7. Go to www.ftc.gov
    1. Click on Video & Media watch: Fraud: An Inside Look | FTC Consumer Information
    2. What was the fraud prevention takeaway?
    3. Click on “Scams” browse the list of scams and identify one or two that interest you and state why?
  8. What is the difference between fraud and identity theft?
  9. What have you learned that can help you avoid becoming a victim of fraud and or identity theft?
  10. Review the 7 steps to conduct a fraud investigation, for discussion next lecture.

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