Examples of consumer fraud include:
- Unfair and deceptive acts and practices, like over-billing, not telling you the full costs upfront, or selling you one thing and giving you something else.
- False Advertising
- "Negative Option Marketing" (A business charges you for something, unless you make the effort to tell them you don't want it)
- Fair credit reporting
- Tax evasion schemes
- Not obeying state or local law
- Not abiding by their professional association's code of conduct