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Protecting Veterans From Fraud


Scammers target veterans because they know they have access to benefits and resources. This information from the Department of Veterans Affairs shows you how to spot the tactics fraudsters use so you can protect yourself and your loved ones from becoming victims.

Resources for fraud protection

These materials from the VA show veterans, their family members, caregivers and survivors how to avoid being scammed.

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Fraud Prevention Kit

Download the Fraud Prevention Kit to learn about the different types of scams, including imposter schemes and scams that involve health care, finance, housing, the PACT Act, employment, education and memorialization.

The kit also includes information about reporting scams as well as resources for more information.

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Preventing Scams fact sheet

Get an overview of scams targeted to veterans along with a list of do’s and don’ts to stay protected. This fact sheet also includes contact information for reporting fraud related to health care, VA benefits and non-VA fraud.

Visit the VA’s fraud protection website

Learn about protecting veterans, their loved ones and survivors from fraud.

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