Although fraud is directed at everyone, scam artists seem to particularly love to take advantage of artists. Since many artists are also small businesses (which is another favorite target), fighting fraud can be a major issue. The following resources will get you started.
Call for Action
National Fraud Information Center
The Council of Better Business Bureaus
or your local Better Business Bureau
Federal Trade Commission
6th and Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580
Securities and Exchange Commission
United States Postal Service
Mail Fraud complaints may be directed to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at (800)372-8347 or http://www.usps.gov/websites/depart/inspect
Your State Attorney General
Spam email is very, very likely to be some form of fraud. Fight spammers with the following resources: