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Other Resources

  1. Automotive Lease Guide: Find residual values for all vehicles and models.

  2. CarFax: Learn if your vehicle passes a Lemon Check, has been salvaged or was used as a rental car with CarFax Vehicle History Services.

  3. Cars of Particular Interest Value Guide: Search values for special-interest or collectible cars.

  4. Consumer Sentinel: Get advice from this international law enforcement fraud-fighting program.

  5. Secure your transactions with this online escrow service.

  6. European Anti-Fraud Office: Get help if you're a victim of fraud in Europe.

  7. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.: Find advice on how to avoid being the victim of a scam or counterfeit check problem.

  8. Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection: Contact this agency if you've been victimized by fraud.

  9. Hemmings Motor News: Find values for special-interest or collectible cars.

  10. National Association of Attorneys General: Find a list of all 50 state attorney general offices. Contact the consumer protection division to report fraud.

  11. National Automobile Dealers Association: Find retail used-car values.

  12. National Consumers League: Get tips on using escrow services online.

  13. National Fraud Information Center: Find information about internet and telemarketing fraud.

  14. U.S. Department of Justice: Contact the Internet Fraud Division if you've been victimized.

  15. U.S. Postal Service: Use the Mail Fraud Complaint Form to report frauds committed via U.S. mail.

  16. U.S. Secret Service: Get information on check and currency scams from the Counterfeit Division.