Helpful tips

How do I report a dating scammer?

How do I report a dating scammer?

How to report an online dating scam

  1. Contact your bank right away, if you’ve sent money.
  2. Collect any records you have of your online relationship, including conversations and transactions.
  3. File a police report.
  4. Report the incident to: the FTC at ftc.gov/complaint. the FBI at ic3.gov.

Can I report a romance scammer to the police?

If you are the victim of a romance scam, file a complaint with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).

What to do if you have been scammed by Wonga?

You can also contact the SAFPS on 0860 101 248 or through [email protected] If you see a 419 Scam or an Advance Fee Scam, you can report this to [email protected]

Where can I go to report a fraud?

All types of frauds: There are some NON-government organizations that can help: You can also report the problem to law enforcement agencies through the complaint form at the National Fraud Information Center/Internet Fraud Watch or 800-876-7060, TDD 202-835-0778.

How can I report an advance fee fraud?

Reporting Advance Fee Frauds (also called Lottery scams, Money Transfer Frauds, Lawyers with deceased clients, widows and orphans with money to transfer, AFF Scams, Nigerian scams, etc. You can report spams and scams that are coming from specific email accounts to the providers.

What to do if you think you are being scammed by someone?

If you think you have been scammed, report it to the website, app, or social media site where the scammer first approached you. Let them know the scammer’s profile name and any other details that may help them to stop others being scammed.

What to do if you get scammed on a dating website?

The chances of recovering your money are very slim. One way to steer clear of these criminals altogether is to stick to online dating websites with nationally known reputations. Finally, the FBI advises not to send money through any wire transfer service to someone you met online.

Reporting Advance Fee Frauds (also called Lottery scams, Money Transfer Frauds, Lawyers with deceased clients, widows and orphans with money to transfer, AFF Scams, Nigerian scams, etc. You can report spams and scams that are coming from specific email accounts to the providers.

All types of frauds: There are some NON-government organizations that can help: You can also report the problem to law enforcement agencies through the complaint form at the National Fraud Information Center/Internet Fraud Watch or 800-876-7060, TDD 202-835-0778.

How to report identity theft to the FTC?

The FTC also collects reports of identity theft. Report identity theft online at IdentityTheft.gov or by phone at 1-877-438-4338 (9:00 AM – 8:00 PM, ET). Report Online and International Scams Report fake websites, emails, malware, and other internet scams to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).