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Fraud vs. Scams: What You Need to Know

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1 Information from HSBC UK’s “What’s the difference between fraud and a scam?” as of October 20, 2022:

2 Information from Nolo’s “Fraud: Laws and Penalties” as of October 20, 2022:

3 Information from HG’s “Criminal Scams – Prosecution Rather than Civil Liability” as of October 20, 2022:

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