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Jeffrey Robert Dreiling
Po Box F
Sparks, NV
McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific,California St Univ Chico
State Licensing

Maria Zulick
(775) 328-6484
1033 E Greenbrae Drive
Sparks, NV
State Licensing

Julia Ai
(301) 294-0780
Ste 205, 2345 E Poster Way
Sparks, NV
State Licensing

David C Johnston
(702) 968-0410
Po Box 51994
Sparks, NV
State Licensing

Eric Dennis Leitner
(775) 333-9987
516 Ryland St
Reno, NV
UC Hastings COL,Univ of California Berkeley
State Licensing

Joseph Michael Macaluso
(775) 352-3097
2375 E Prater Way #726
Sparks, NV
State Licensing

Tyrus Obren Cobb
(775) 352-6368
460 Dunn Cir
Sparks, NV
McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific,James Madison Univ
State Licensing

Michael Ross Mccrea
(775) 359-0859
1797 Sabatino Dr
Sparks, NV
Northwestern California U,California St Univ Humboldt
State Licensing

Mark Larkin Mausert
(775) 786-5477
930 Evans Ave
Reno, NV
McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific,SUNY
State Licensing

Unaloto Halamehi Aholelei-Aonga
(775) 636-9130
State Licensing
California, Nevada

Protect Yourself from Financial Fraud

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Tips for the Self-Employed

By Christopher J. Bachler

The first rule for home businesses and boxers is the same: “Always keep your guard up.” That’s because fraud in the business world today is more common than ever before. Advanced technology, the “shrinking world,” and the ongoing growth of a “virtual economy” are all partly to blame. Identities are easy to steal, and fortunes may be made or lost with a few keystrokes. Scammers can strike with impunity from any part of the globe, even from countries that have no extradition treaties with the United States.

Along with identity theft and online fraud, honest businesspeople need to watch for investment fraud, telephone fraud, and even work-at-home scams. That’s why small businesspeople need to be aware of these growing perils, familiar with the most common schemes, and know how to protect themselves.

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Hearing so much about “cyber attacks” and identity theft, it’s hard to imagine that any peril could be greater. But for the typical small businessperson, there is actually a greater chance of being taken by those we know than by those we don’t.


If you’re stung by a customer, it will most likely be through some form of payment fraud. If they simply won’t pay, you can take them to court. But suppose the fraud is bigger and more complex? Suppose you receive a bad check, for instance. Check fraud is actually on the rise, due mainly to the capability of today’s computers and printers to produce authentic-looking checks. Identity thieves might even be using bogus bank accounts.
Before accepting checks, watch for checks with:

· Serial numbers lower than 200.

· Poor print quality

· A lack of bank information or clear account numbers

· No perforated edges (other than government checks)


· Signatures that are hard to read or don’t fit properly in the space provided
If you accept payment cards, watch for cards that are:

· Newly issued
· Don’t match the person’s identification
· Appear to be retouched
· Have unclear numbers or print
· Appear to be strange or unconnected to easily-identifiable financial organizations

Also beware of buyers who use cards with which they don’t seem to be familiar, or who pull the card from a pocket instead of a wallet. Another scam is known as “bust out fraud.” These individuals start out paying their bills on time. Once they gain the seller’s confidence, they will gradually increase their purchases until they make a large purchase, and then fail to pay. They might simply disappear, or file for bankruptcy.
To avoid this trap:

· Be careful about extending credit to new customers.

· Check out a customer’s credit history before granting credit.

· Watch for customers who incrementally buy more on credit.

· Establish firm credit limits.

· Avoid buyers who don’t provide home or business addresses.

Always seek payment as soon as possible following service, and before you do more w...

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