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How do you find information about any current credit card services scams?

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Consumers can find information on current credit card services scams on the Consumer.FTC.gov website, explains the Federal Trade Commission. Consumers can also find credit card scam information on the U.S. government web portal USA.gov. The FBI.gov website has information on credit card fraud.

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To find articles on credit card services scams, go to the Consumer.FTC.gov main page, select Money & Credit on the left side of the toolbar at the top of the page, and click on Credit & Loans, states the Federal Trade Commission. Under the heading Credit and Debit Cards, find articles on topics such as automatic debit scams, credit card interest rate reduction scams, useless credit card loss protection services and how to avoid credit card fraud.

To find further information, go to the USA.gov main page, click on Unclaimed Money, Taxes, and Credit Reports under Services and Information, and click on Personal Finance under Credit Reports, Personal Finance, and Consumer Protection, notes USA.gov. Select Using Credit under Credit and Debt, and click on Credit Card Scams. The articles include information on refusing offers to skip payments, teaser rates, useless credit insurance and credit repair scams.

To access FBI advice on avoiding credit card scams, go to FBI.gov, select Scams & Safety in the toolbar at the top of the page, and click on More under About Frauds, reports the FBI. In the list of common frauds on the side of the page, click on Credit Card Fraud under Internet Scams.

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