We are the Dutch national anti-fraud hotline. Please report scams, attempted fraud offences or suspicious activity to us by filling out our report form (in Dutch). We take every report seriously and will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also contact us by telephone: 088 – 7867372.
How do I report a website for scamming money?
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the main agency that collects scam reports. Report your scam online with the FTC complaint assistant, or by phone at 1-877-382-4357 (9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, ET).
How do I shut down a website for scamming?
To file a complaint of fraud, identity theft, pyramid schemes, or other scams, head to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website. At the top right, under the search bar, find the tab “I Would Like To.” Hover over it and choose “Submit a Consumer Complaint to the FTC” from the drop-down menu.
How can I get my money back after being scammed online?
File a report online with the FTC, or by phone at (877) 382-4357. These reports are used by government agencies to recognize scam patterns. Some may even take action against companies or industries based on those reports. However, most agencies do not follow up on complaints and cannot recoup lost funds.
How do I get my money back from Zelle If scammed?
If you are enrolled in Zelle® with a participating financial institution, you must reach out to their customer support team. If you are enrolled with the Zelle® app and found an unauthorized transaction, please call us directly at 1-844-428-8542.
Is it illegal to make a fake website?
Without their permission, its a copyright violation to use them on a website. On top of those consequences, Google penalizes sites that include content thats “deliberately duplicated across domains,” which it describes as a deceptive practice. Fraud, of course, is just as illegal online as off.
Can I reverse a Zelle transaction?
Can I cancel a payment? You can only cancel a payment if the recipient hasnt yet enrolled with Zelle®. You can go to your activity page within the Zelle® experience, either within your mobile banking app or the Zelle® app, choose the payment you want to cancel, and then select “Cancel This Payment.”
Can you dispute a Zelle transaction?
Criminals have flocked to the service because, like wire transfers, Zelle transactions cannot be disputed or reversed, and some consumers have been overly trusting of the service due to its affiliation with traditional banks. After all, Zelle commercials hawk the service as safe, because its “backed by the banks.”
What makes a site illegal?
Illegal websites are domains that exist to promote or permit illegal activity, or those that go against regional laws or government restrictions. Not all websites have the same status in every region; certain areas may ban websites containing pornography, for instance, which is permissible in other areas.