If you believe you have been a victim of an internet-related crime, report it to these government authorities: Scam artists defraud millions of people each year by using internet services or software with internet access to trick victims into sending money or giving out personal information.
That’s why it’s important to take steps to protect yourself from and report internet fraud.
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Legitimate companies never ask for your password or account number by email.
Common examples of internet fraud include: If you believe you've been a victim of internet fraud or cyber crime, report it to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) or by using the FBI’s online tips form.
Your complaint will be forwarded to federal, state, local, or international law enforcement.
You will need to contact your credit card company directly to notify them if you are disputing unauthorized charges on your card from scammers, or if you suspect your credit card number has been compromised.
Victims of these scams could also become victims of identity (ID) theft.
They often try to make you feel comfortable with giving up your sensitive information by spoofing trusted logos of legitimate companies in an email or by pretending to be a family member or friend on the phone.