List of Frauds


List of Frauds Table

 

1) Abuse of Position of Trust

2) Accommodation Addresses

3) Accommodation Fraud

4) Account Takeover

5) Adoption Scams

6) Advance Fee Fraud

7) Anti-Aging Product Fraud

8) Anti-Competitive behavior

9) Application Fraud

10) Art Student

11) Asset Misappropriation Fraud

12) ATM Skimming

13) Auction Fraud

14) Badger Game

15) Bank Account Fraud

16) Bankruptcy Fraud

17) Benefit Fraud

18) Betting Fraud

19) Big Store

20) Blessing Scam

21) Bogus Dry-cleaning Bill Scam

22) Bogus or Fraudulent Law Firms

23) Bogus Tradesmen Fraud

24) Boiler Room Fraud

25) Bond Fraud

26) Botnet-related Fraud

27) Business Directory Fraud

28) Business Opportunity Fraud

29) Business Trading Frauds

30) Call Center Fraud

31) Career Opportunity Scams

32) Cash point Fraud

33) Change Raising

34) Charitable Publication Scams

35) Charity Donation Fraud

36) Check Fraud

37) Check Overpayment Fraud

38) Child Benefit Fraud

39) Clairvoyant Scams

40) Click Fraud

41) Clip Joint

42) Coin-matching Game

43) Computer Hacking

44) Computer Software Service Frauds

45) Corporate Fraud

46) Corporate Services Fraud

47) Council Tax Fraud

48) Counterfeit Check Fraud

49) Counterfeit Gift Certificates

50) Counterfeit Goods Fraud

51) Courier Scam

52) Credit Card Fraud

53) Dating Fraud

54) Debit Card Fraud

55) Diploma Mill

56) Domain Name Scams

57) Doorstep Fraud

58) Door-to-door Sales Fraud

59) Dropped Wallet scam

60) Electricity Scam

61) Employment Fraud

62) European Distribution Fraud

63) Exploiting Assets and Information

64) Extortion or False-injury Tricks

65) Facility Takeover

66) Fake Antivirus

67) Fake Casting Agent Scam

68) Fake Support Call

69) False Accounting Fraud

70) Fiddle Game

71) Financial Institution Fraud

72) Fixed line Fraud

73) Foreclosure Fraud

74) Fortune-telling Fraud

75) Fraud Enabling Activities

76) Fraud Recovery Fraud

77) Fraudulent Collection Agencies

78) Fraudulent Directory Solicitations

79) Fronting

80) Funeral Fraud

81) Gambling Fraud

82) Gambling Tricks

83) Gameover Malware

84) Get-rich-quick Schemes

85) Glim-dropper

86) Gold Brick Scams

87) Goods Sold as Investment

88) Government Agency Scams

89) Grandparent Scam

90) Guardian’s Allowance Fraud

91) Health Care Fraud

92) Health in Pregnancy Grant Fraud

93) Health Scams

94) Hedge Fund Fraud

95) Holiday Club Fraud

96) Holiday Fraud

97) House Stealing

98) Identity Fraud

99) Identity Theft

100) Impersonation of Officials

101) Individual Fraud

102) Inheritance Fraud

103) Insider Information

104) Insider Trading

105) Insolvency-related Fraud

106) Institutional investment Fraud

107) Insurance Broker Scams

108) Insurance Fraud

109) Intellectual Property Fraud

110) Internal Fraud

111) Internet Auction Fraud

112) Internet Dialer scam

113) Internet Fraud

114) Internet Pharmacy Fraud

115) Investment Fraud

116) Invoice Scams

117) Iraqi Dinar

118) Jam Auction

119) Jury Duty Scam

120) Land banking Scams

121) Letter of Credit Fraud

122) Life Assurance Takeover

123) Loan Repayment Fraud

124) Loan Scams

125) Lottery Fraud by Proxy

126) Lottery Scams

127) Malware

128) Mandate Fraud

129) Market Manipulation

130) Marketing materials

131) Mass Marketing Fraud

132) Medical Scams

133) Miracle Health Scams

134) Mobile Phone Fraud

135) Money Exchange

136) Money Laundering

137) Money Muling

138) Mortgage Fraud

139) Mystery Shopping

140) Natural Disaster Fraud

141) Nigerian Letter or “419” Fraud

142) Non-domestic Rate Fraud

143) Office Supply Scams

144) Olympics Fraud

145) Online Auction Fraud

146) Online Auto Auction Fraud

147) Online Dating Scams

148) Online Fraud

149) Online Rental Housing Scheme

150) Online Scams

151) Online Shopping Fraud

152) Patient Charge Evasion

153) Pay Up or Be Arrested Scam

155) Payment Fraud

156) Pension Scams

157) Personnel Management Fraud

158) Persuasion Tricks

159) Phishing

160) Phoenix Company Fraud

161) Pig in a Poke (cat in a bag)

162) Pigeon Drop

163) PIN entry devices

164) Plastic Card Fraud

165) Ponzi Schemes

166) Predatory Journals

167) Premium Rate Phone Line Scams

168) Prime Bank Guarantee Fraud

169) Prime Bank Note Fraud

170) Prize Draw Scams

171) Procurement Fraud

172) Promotional Check

173) Property Fraud

174) Property Investor Scams

175) Proxy Servers

176) Psychic Scams

177) Psychic Surgery

178) Public Funding and Grants

179) Public Sector Service Provision

180) Pump-and-Dump Stock Scheme

181) Pyramid Schemes 182) Racing Tipster Scams

183) Ransomware

184) Receipt Fraud

185) Recovery Room

186) Recruitment Scams

187) References

188) Rental Scams

189) Reverse Mortgage Scams

190) Rip Deal

191) Romance Scam

192) Salting

193) Scareware

194) Senior Citizen Fraud

195) Share Sale and Investment Fraud

196) Shopping Fraud

197) Short and Long firm Fraud

198) Slimming Cures Scams

199) Smishing

200) Social Security Card Fraud

201) Spam Emails

202) Spanish Prisoner

203) Spear Phishing

204) Sports Memorabilia Fraud

205) Spurious Qualifications or Endorsements

206) Staged Auto Accident Fraud

207) Stock Options Backdating

208) Store Card Fraud

209) Surrogacy Scam

210) Swatting

211) Sweepstake Scams

212) Tabnapping

213) Tax Fraud

214) Telecommunications frauds

215) Telemarketing Fraud

216) Telephone Denial of Service Fraud

217) Thai Gems

218) Three-card Monte

219) Ticket Scams

220) Timeshare Fraud

221) Timeshare Schemes

222) Travel and Subsistence Fraud

223) Unsolicited goods

224) Vanity publications and awards

225) Vehicle Matching Scams

226) Vishing

227) Website Domain Name Scams

228) Wedding Planner Scam

229) White-van speakers

230) Who’s Who scam

231) Work-at-Home Scams

232) World Luxury Association

233) X-Men School

Fraud Categories

1) Get-rich-quick schemes

2) Persuasion tricks

3) Gold brick scams

4) Extortion or false-injury tricks

5) Gambling tricks

6) Spurious qualifications or endorsements

7) Online scams

8) Other confidence tricks and scams

Handout at:

List of Frauds Worksheet

Additional Reading:

The 36 Stratagems as Portrayed in Comic Books

 

 

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