Internet fraud involves transactions initiated via the Internet. This includes:
If you feel you are a victim of Internet fraud, you need to file a complaint with the Internet Complaint Center (IC3). The site also contains fraud prevention tips and detailed information regarding Internet fraud. The IC3 will process the complaint and forward a copy to the law enforcement agency where the suspect resides. Ultimately, the agency where the suspect resides will handle the investigation.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA).
OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online.