How to report online dating fraud
Click on the links below if you need help to report an Online Romance Scam. The Internet Crime Complaint Center Report the theft to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) (FBI-NW3C Partnership).
The Dangerous Side an IC3 warning Federal Trade Commission Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission.
While the victim may become suspicious overtime, the scammer lures them in with pictures, hardships, promises, excitement, and claims of love.
Eventually, the scammer will ask for help, for various reasons, involving the victim sending money.
There are many different types of fraud and each may be reported differently.
First, report the fraud to your local police department.
A growing epidemic in the world today is the Online Romance Scam.
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By learning how to spot a scammer, you can protect yourself. But her cell phone seems to be faulty and her old laptop doesn't have a built in camera. I also enjoy toying with these scammers with elaborate stories of wealth, success, and loneliness.
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However, you won’t be able to enroll in it immediately.