Document and Report Scams

Have you or a loved one been a victim of a scam? Document it, and then report it. Your thorough documentation can help another person protect themselves from a similar scam.

Document It

 Dates

 Times

 Names, if available

 How you were contacted

Report It

 Contact your local police immediately
 Report suspected incidents of over-the-phone fraud or Internet fraud by submitting an online report to the National Consumers League's Fraud Center
 File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission or call toll free 1-877-FTC-HELP

If you've been the victim of an online scam:

 File a report with your local police
 Contact the Internet Crime Complaint Center (ICCC); the ICCC is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center