Questions tagged [fraud]
For questions related to fraud awareness, prevention, and resolution.
14 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Are there any legal risks/implications of this indirect gold purchasing process
Setup: My wife and I live in UK. My In-Laws are UK expats currently living in Switzerland. They are investing some of their savings into Gold Bullion. (not interested in any assessment of that ...
Internationally issued Visa Credit Card fraudulently used in the US, possibly because merchant bypassed card security features. What are my options?
My internationally issued credit card was stolen, along with a lot of my personal items in the US. There was also a Apple credit card issued in the US that were stolen, but the fraudulent charges were ...
How can I confirm ownership of shares in a stock?
I purchased Rivian pre IPO shares with my stock holding of Starlink pre IPO. The company has since floated in the US. There was a lockout period before I could sell. However my broker (Scott Sorensen ...
My Account was used to commit fraud
I started dating Sven at the end 2016, I had just been divorced. He left for Congo in December 2016 and returned in December 2018. Upon his return, he advised that he needed a card where he can ...
Checking fraud withdrawal with atm bank
I have a pre-paid debit card, which I suspect some fraud cash withdrawals have happened at an ATM machine in Portugal (I'm currently staying there). I'm wondering is there any chance the bank where ...
Can I sue the car dealership for fraud if they let my ex finance a car under my name?
About 4 years ago (2018), i was living with my ex and I leased a car for 3 years but under my name only. 2 years later (2020), we broke up but i let her use the car for the last year of the lease. ...
Online store buyer trying to scam
I posted an item on OLX and somebody inquired for it. I thought it would be a good deal but when he sent the money, the bank (It's fake) asks for a scanned shipment receipt so that they'll transfer it ...
To protect against fraud in Canada do I need to go with either Equifax / TransUnion or both?
As per this answer, to protect against fraud, one needs to put a credit alert on TransUnion and Equifax. Isn't it enough to put a fraud alert on just one of them? Why do we need to put it on both ...
Danger of criminals having your checking or savings account number
This question is in relation to the recent Equifax breach: I'm less concerned about my credit card number being out there. That gets stolen and used by thieves on average at least twice a year. I've ...
Protection laws against fraud when investing in ETFs and/or index funds
I would like to understand what protection provides the law against frauds like Ponzi fraud scheme when investing in ETFs and index funds. Quick note: When I say 'fraud' I mean actual fraudulent ...
Could anyone explain these kinds of transactions on paypal?
From the following transaction history, we could see that Despiau Bruno (Probably fake name) added 229.22 USD to my paypal account. Then he, without my knowledge, use it to buy 225x Kaspersky Internet ...
Can BofA seize the money from my account after closing it via Anaytcal department?
I am a new small business owner and I recently opened a small business account through BofA. I receive wire transfers from a liaison with the company I contract for to process invoices. Through BofA’s ...
Ali Express and credit card frauds?
A lot of people around me claims that they have been victims of credit card thefts after shopping on Ali Express (one person even claims it happened several times). I am very sceptical to this because ...
When doing a SWIFT transfer between two banks, which entities can stop the transfer due to suspicion of fraud?
I'm guessing that both the source bank and the recipient bank have the ability to stop the transfer. Can the other entity, e.g. SWIFT, stop the transfer due to suspicion of fraud?