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2018 Archive Alerts

Important Alerts

  • December 17, 2018

Don't Be a Mule

The FBI is joining with law enforcement partners worldwide to raise awareness of and curtail this illegal movement of funds, which is fueling the growth of crimes across the globe. The FBI defines a money mule as a person who transfers illegally acquired money on behalf of or at the direction of another. Click here to learn more about money mules.

  • December 6, 2018

Smart Toys

Buying an internet-connected smart toy? Before giving in to your kid's plea for a new toy, you may want to collect some information about it. Click here to learn more about smart toys.

  • June 1, 2018

U.S. Marshals Service

The U.S. Marshals and the FBI are alerting the public of several nationwide imposter scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials. Click here to learn more about reporting calls.

Mail Fishing

"Mail fishing" is on the rise across the country, according to law enforcement officials. Find out how to keep your correspondence safe.

  • March 28, 2018

Tech Support Fraud

Based on new reporting, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is providing updated guidance regarding technical support fraud. Tech Support Fraud involves a criminal claiming to provide customer, security, or technical support in an effort to defraud unwitting individuals. Click here for more information on tech support fraud.

  • February 2, 2018

Romance Scam - Has an online love interest asked you for money?

Looking to start a new relationship? For some, that may mean meeting a new love interest online. Word to the wise: sometimes it’s best to lead with your head and not your heart. Click here for more details on this romance scam.

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