Appendix 2: Useful Links to Resources on Online Fraud

Credit card fraud

About credit card fraud
Protecting yourself
Importance of credit card fraud protection
The Merchant 911 website

Credit card verification

The AVS verification system
The SecureCode validation system


Learn more about phishing and how to avoid it


Identifying pagejackers and dealing with them

Advance fee fraud

Intellectual property fraud

Online identity theft


an alternative payment system for large international transactions
About escrow
About escrow fraud

Postal money orders
See the difference between fake and genuine

Online auction fraud

Lots of information about online auction fraud in this downloadable pdf file


General resources

Ecommerce fraud
Internet fraud
More about different online frauds, including rigged auctions, investment scams, etc
Fraud information and reporting in the US
High risk countries of 2004