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These graphic novels, or “fotonovelas,” offer practical advice to help spot and report common scams. The stories are based on reports to the FTC from Spanish speakers, but the scams and consumer advice are relevant to all communities.

Follow Maria and Rafael’s story as they discover the common signs of a debt relief scam and where to find legitimate credit counseling help.

Read Manuel’s story and learn how to avoid trouble when you finance a new or used car through the dealership — and where to report problems.

Read the story of Eva and Pablo and find out why it’s important to talk about scams and how this could help someone you care about avoid one.

Read Juan’s story and learn about your rights when it comes to dealing with debt collectors.

Follow the story of the Rivera family and learn how they spotted and avoided telemarketing scams, including IRS impersonators and scam robocalls.

This fotonovela alerts Latino consumers to the signs of an income scam, and can help reduce the risks of being taken.


Learn from Sonia’s experience how to spot government imposters and avoid sending money to a scammer.

Read the story of cousins Miriam and Pedro as they learn the warning signs of a notario scam and where to find real help with the immigration process.

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