The Resource Hoax targets elderly African Americans

Hoax targets elderly African Americans

Label
Hoax targets elderly African Americans
Title
Hoax targets elderly African Americans
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) presents the October 2000 consumer alert "Hoax Targets Elderly African Americans" in PDF format. The alert describes a scam that attempts to get personal identifying information from elderly African Americans. The scam claims that African Americans can apply for slave reparations and get $5000.00 in Social Security reimbursements
Member of
Cataloging source
N@F
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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United States
Series statement
FTC consumer alert
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  • False personation
  • Older African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Identification numbers, Personal
  • Government publications
  • Fraud
Label
Hoax targets elderly African Americans
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 2, 2003)
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: Internet from the FTC web site. Address as of 4/2/03: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/alerts/hoaxalrt.pdf; current access is available via PURL
Type of computer file
World Wide Web Resource
Label
Hoax targets elderly African Americans
Publication
Note
Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 2, 2003)
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: Internet from the FTC web site. Address as of 4/2/03: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/alerts/hoaxalrt.pdf; current access is available via PURL
Type of computer file
World Wide Web Resource

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