Avoid and report fraud and other scams

These topics pertain to the online safety of all of Ohio's citizens. Here you will find tips to help you avoid becoming a victim of fraud.

FBI Internet Fraud - tips to help you recognize scams so that you don't fall for them

Fraud.org< - National Consumer's League explains some common tactics used by fraudsters, including "scare tectics".

IC3 Internet Complaint Center -  he Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). You can file a complaint with them if you are a victim of internet fraud or ID theft, or personally know a victim. The IC3 may be refer the complaint to appropriate federal, state, local or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation.