The system will allow people to report scam adverts which appear in paid-for spaces online to the ASA, who will then circulate details of the ad, remove it and suspend the advertiser’s account.
Report a Job Scam. If you’ve been targeted by a job scam, file a complaint with the FTC. For problems with an employment-service firm, contact the appropriate state licensing board (if these firms must be licensed in your state), your state Attorney General, and your local consumer protection agency.
If you happen to stumble across a scam website, you should always report it. Even if you weren’t taken in by the scam, your action could stop other people from stumbling into the same trap. If you were the victim of a scam, it can be embarrassing or distressing to admit it but coming forward can help to stop the criminals responsible from preying on other people.The Nigerian prince scam is one of the oldest scams on the internet. The scam rose to prominence in the 1990s, and is referred to by the FBI as “Nigerian Letter” or “419” fraud.Dubai: A gang of nine fraudsters specialised in cyber scam were arrested after they had run 81 fake business across 18 countries around the world, Dubai police announced on Monday night.
A number of concerns and controversies surfaced before the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, which received widespread media coverage both in India (the host nation) and internationally. The Commonwealth Games was severely criticised by several prominent Indian politicians and social activists because millions of dollars have been spent on the sporting event despite the fact that.Read More
Scam Tag: Online Scams. What do COVID-19 scams look like in your state? (Blog Post) We’ve been telling you about the scams related to COVID-19. But now we can tell you even more about the scams happening in your neck of the woods. Just today, the FTC released state-specific data on COVID-19-related issues, which you can check. This “game” is a chain letter scam (Blog Post) Are you.Read More
Telephone, internet, mail or other type of scam. If you have been the target of a telephone, internet, mail or other type of scam and unwittingly provided personal or financial information, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: by telephone at 1-888-495-8501 or; through their website; If you’re outside Canada, contact your local police.Read More
If you haven’t been scammed but you’ve seen something you think is a scam, you should report it. Find out how to report a scam. If you’re not sure if something is a scam, contact one of our scams advisers. They'll give you advice about what to do next. Protecting yourself online. There are things you can do to protect yourself from being scammed online. Check you’re buying from a real.Read More
How to Report a Scam How to Report a Fraud or Scam. If you have observed a scam or been the victim of a scam, spam or fraud and want to report it for enforcement, here is a list of where to report different types of scams in the US, UK, Canada and many other countries. In some cases there is more than one agency to contact. Some scams fit into more than one category, also. Of course, in all.Read More
I filled out what I thought was a real Indian online visa application on Indianvisaonline.org and just as I was finishing my phone rang. A guy from with a UK number offers to help me,I asked how he got my number and what the fee was and he said 127 dollars.Read More
Three quarters of the 85,000 H-1B visas issued every year still go to India-born workers. New US visa law is bad news for Indian tech workers Trump targets foreign workers with new visa freeze.Read More
A newer version of online shopping scams involves the use of social media platforms to set up fake online stores. They open the store for a short time, often selling fake branded clothing or jewellery. After making a number of sales, the stores disappear. They also use social media to advertise their fake website, so do not trust a site just because you have seen it advertised or shared on.Read More
Internet fraud is a type of cybercrime fraud or deception which makes use of the Internet and could involve hiding of information or providing incorrect information for the purpose of tricking victims out of money, property, and inheritance. Internet fraud is not considered a single, distinctive crime but covers a range of illegal and illicit actions that are committed in cyberspace.Read More
Report your scam online with the FTC complaint assistant, or by phone at 1-877-382-4357 (9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, ET). The FTC accepts complaints about most scams, including these popular ones: The FTC accepts complaints about most scams, including these popular ones.Read More