Fraud Prevention and Online Safety Resources

In an effort to help bring more awareness to the growing concerns related to Fraud in Erath County, the Erath County Sheriff's Department is providing the following links to help prevent Fraud and to further educate the community on ways to protect themselves from Fraud and how to be safe online.

9 Steps to Protect Against Credit Card Fraud Now

How to Protect Yourself from the Three Biggest Types of Homebuyer Fraud

16 Tips for Avoiding Online Fraud and Identity Theft

The Guide to Understanding Vehicle History Reports

6 Tips to Prevent Fraud and Identity Theft for Your Kids

Fraud Prevention Tips Everybody Should Know (But Doesn’t)

Fraud Prevention Options

The Step-by-Step Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Working with Contractors

8 Tips for How Seniors Can Protect Themselves from Money Scams

11 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling

Phone scam information

COVID-19 financial scams

National Cybersecurity Alliance - Stay Safe Online