Learn How to Avoid Scams This National Consumer Protection Week
Quanterion Solutions is promoting consumer education during National Consumer Protection Week.
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a time to help people understand their consumer rights, make well-informed decisions about money and learn how to avoid frauds and scams.
See below for consumer protection resources, tips, and more. Follow Quanterion Solutions on social media for updates.
You can be a part of National Consumer Protection Week! Spread the word and access social media images and a sample article to personalize and promote NCPW or your own community event.
- Plan an event – Host a forum, workshop or seminar in your community and share the tools people need for today’s economy. Partner with local organizations such as a police department or library.
- Write about it – Draft an article and send it to local organizations so they can promote consumer education through their publications.
- Blog about it – Add a comment about NCPW to blogs you regularly read. Keep your comment brief and include a link to your NCPW event, your website for consumer tips, or consumer.ftc.gov.
- Spread the word – Encourage your audience to tell friends, family, colleagues and neighbors about NCPW.
Access and share resources
How to Avoid a Scam – The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) outlines four signs of a scam, what consumers can do if they are scammed, and how to report scams to the FTC.
Resources to Help You Avoid Scams – This article by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau includes appropriate actions for common scams currently being used during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fraud and Scams – This resource provides a more general overview of fraud and scams that includes types of scams and how-to guides to assist consumers in recognizing and appropriately responding to a scam. The resource is by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Visit ftc.gov/ncpw for free consumer education materials and to read the latest from consumer protection experts.