Languages:
English flagItalian flagChinese (Simplified) flagPortuguese flagGerman flagFrench flagSpanish flagJapanese flag

Reporting Internet Crime

Internet CrimeTo determine some of the federal investigative law enforcement agencies that may be appropriate for reporting certain kinds of crime, please refer to the following table:

Type of Crime

Appropriate federal investigative law enforcement agencies

Computer intrusion (i.e. hacking)
Password trafficking
Counterfeiting of currency
Child Pornography or Exploitation
Child Exploitation and Internet Fraud matters that have a mail nexus
Internet fraud and SPAM
Internet harassment
Internet bomb threats
Trafficking in explosive or incendiary devices or firearms over the Internet

Other Cybercrime Reporting Resources

  • The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). IC3′s mission is to serve as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime. The IC3 gives the victims of cyber crime a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal or civil violations. For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at the federal, state, and local level, IC3 provides a central referral mechanism for complaints involving Internet related crimes.

Last Modified: December 5th, 2009