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Stopping Online Fraud Is Everyone’s Responsibility!
If You Allow The Scammers To Get Away With It, You Are Helping Them Win!
It is all of our responsibility to report frauds, and expose scammers. Only in this way can we help stop this online scourge.
You Can Report Fraud Easily Here:
Fraudulent activities should always be reported to your local law enforcement office. It does not need to be a major thing, just go down to your local police and file a report. Yes it will take an hour of your time, but the more reports there are, the more authorities nationally and internationally will respond.
The following is additional information on how specific types of fraud complaints or cases of suspected fraud can be submitted to federal agencies.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (www.IC3.gov) is the primary government agency to receive, develop, and refer complaints regarding the rapidly expanding area of cyber crime. The IC3 complaint process provides victims of cyber crimes a convenient, easily accessible, online reporting mechanism to alert law enforcement of suspected criminal and civil violations. For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at the federal, state, local and international levels, IC3 is the central clearinghouse for complaints on internet related crimes.
See the “File a Complaint” section of the IC3 Web Site for information and direction on how to submit a complaint to IC3. IC3 handles complaints on the following types of frauds and scams:
Auction Fraud/Auction Fraud – Romania
Auction fraud involves fraud attributable to the misrepresentation of a product advertised for sale through an Internet auction site or the non-delivery of products purchased through an Internet auction site
Counterfeit Cashier’s Check Frauds
The counterfeit cashier’s check scheme targets individuals that use Internet classified advertisements to sell