As the Internet is becoming an everyday way of communication, it is also
becoming an avenue for fraud. Unfortunately, fraud and scams are increasing
rapidly on the Internet. In order to protect your privacy, Hevanet does
not give, sell, or divulge any member information to anyone. Furthermore,
we do not acknowledge to anyone who our members are and keep member information
strictly confidential. We also recommend that our members use common sense
and caution when giving out their personal information on the Internet.
Be especially wary of e-mail solicitations and non mainstream web pages.
The way you are selective about giving out your information and credit
card in the "real world" should also apply online.
FBI - Common Fraud Schemes
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency - Information on "Phishing"
Domain Name transfer fraud.
Federal Trade Commison - Internet Safety
A good site to read further about this and to file a complaint is FBI's
Internet Fraud complaint center: http://http://www.ic3.gov/
There is also a US Secret Service Task force dealing with scams you
received by e-mail. Forward the potential fraudulent message with the full
headers to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Nigerian 419 Scam
Oregon Dept of Justice
US Secret Service