May 23 1934
May 25 1977

What is Financial Fraud?

Financial fraud takes many different shapes, and fraudsters wear many different masks. From mortgage scams that target the elderly, Ponzi schemes that shock the world, tax fraud that steals money from our nation’s coffers, predatory lending that discriminates against vulnerable communities, credit card fraud that strikes broadly, and the list goes on.

But the American people have something on their side the fraudsters don’t: the force of the largest coalition of federal, state and local partners ever assembled to combat fraud.

The Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force’s mission is broad, because the problem is broad, and the task force is working tirelessly to combat these and future scams to protect the American people.

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