Fraud Scam Checklist

ID Theft

Have you been targeted or a victim of a recent scam? Use the below fraud scam checklist to file the necessary reports and complaints.

  • For ALL SCAM cases visit the Federal Trade Commission website and file a complaint.
  • For ALL INTERNET RELATED CRIME, visit the FBI internet crime complaint center to file a complaint.
  • If you believe you are a Victim of Identity Theft; file a report with
  • If you believe that your Social Security Card or Number has been compromised; visit the Social Security Administration website.
  • If you believe that your Government Benefit has been compromised, visit
  • If an Unemployment Benefit has been fraudulently filed using your information, report this to the Department of Labor.
  • If the fraud involves any Financial Accounts, be sure to contact the financial institution and have the accounts frozen.
  • Be sure to change any/all logins, passwords and PIN numbers.
  • If your mail was stolen or compromised which resulted in fraud (check fraud, etc.) call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at (877) 876-2455 to file a report.
  • Contact one of the following Credit Bureaus:
  • Federal DO-NOT-CALL list by calling 800-DONOTCALL or register online at the Do Not Call website.
  • If you are the victim of a scam and are at a monetary loss, contact your Homeowners Insurance Company to see if you have fraud coverage to recoup some of your loss.