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Online Safety and Security Written by various contributors • Posted September 29, 2019 There are unscrupulous scammers out there that use the Internet to steal your personal information or try to trick you into sending them your hard earned cash. This article will help you learn how to stay safe online and reduce your chances of getting scammed. Reporting Cybercrimes If you believe you're a victim of an Internet related scam or crime, it is recommended that you report it to the following government agencies: The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) will send your internet-related criminal complaint to federal, state, local, or international law enforcement. In addition to filing an IC3 complaint, contact your credit card company. Let them know about unauthorized charges or if you think your credit card number was stolen. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shares consumer complaints, including online scams with local, state, federal and foreign law enforcement. While the FTC can’t resolve individual complaints, it can tell you the next steps to take. EConsumer.gov accepts complaints about online shopping and e-commerce transactions with foreign companies. The Department of Justice (DOJ) can show you where to report Internet or intellectual property crimes. READ MORE
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Online Safety and Security Written by various contributors • Posted September 29, 2019 There are unscrupulous scammers out there that use the Internet to steal your personal information or try to trick you into sending them your hard earned cash. This article will help you learn how to stay safe online and reduce your chances of getting scammed. Reporting Cybercrimes If you believe you're a victim of an Internet related scam or crime, it is recommended that you report it to the following government agencies: The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) will send your internet-related criminal complaint to federal, state, local, or international law enforcement. In addition to filing an IC3 complaint, contact your credit card company. Let them know about unauthorized charges or if you think your credit card number was stolen. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shares consumer complaints, including online scams with local, state, federal and foreign law enforcement. While the FTC can’t resolve individual complaints, it can tell you the next steps to take. EConsumer.gov accepts complaints about online shopping and e-commerce transactions with foreign companies. The Department of Justice (DOJ) can show you where to report Internet or intellectual property crimes. READ MORE

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