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Cybercrime Prevention Project | Fact Sheet #4: How to Spot Auction Fraud

Now that you’ve read our tips to consider before you bid in an online auction, we’ll talk about the basic types of auction fraud, the number one Internet complaint among New York state consumers. Though online auctions can be a good source of bargains, and a great venue for unusual goods and specialized items for collectors, they also provide a number of opportunities for con artists.