In this podcast, we focus on two excellent resources to prevent Immigration Scams: FTC.gov Wallet Cards and Fotonovelas.
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FTC.gov: Immigration Wallet Card
Pocket sized fold out flyer to help consumers spot and avoid scams that target immigrants. Order free copies. Available in:
FTC.gov Fotonovelas in English and Spanish
As part of FTC.gov's ongoing effort to raise awareness about scams targeting the immigrant community, FTC.gov has developed a series of six “fotonovelas” in English and Spanish. The stories are based on complaints to the FTC from Spanish speakers throughout the nation and offer practical tips to help detect and stop common scams. You can download pdfs of the fotonovelas for free or order copies and distribute them in your community. Here are two of the fotonovelas: