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Northern Indiana
Protecting Yourself from Cyber Crime and Scam Artists
October 28, 2013

www.ic3.gov - Internet Crime Complaint Center

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, local and international level, IC3 provides a central referral
mechanism for complaints involving Internet related crimes.


www.fbi.gov - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Provides details on each of their investigative priorities, including Terrorism, Counterintelligence, Cyber Crime, Public Corruption, Civil Rights, Organized Crime, White Collar Crime, Major Thefts/Violent Crime.


www.lookstoogoodtobetrue.com

Every day, American consumers receive offers that just sound too good to be true. In the past, these offers came through the mail or by telephone. Now the con artists and swindlers have found a new avenue to pitch their frauds — the Internet. This website was developed to arm you with information so you don't fall victim to Internet scam artists. Education, good judgment, and a healthy dose of skepticism are the best defenses against becoming a victim. Remember, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is!