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Be Crime Smart

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Do yourself a favor: Be Crime Smart.

Getting educated and taking a few basic steps may well keep you from becoming a victim of crime and fraud—and save you a great deal of time and trouble. You can also help us protect your families and communities by reporting suspicious activities and helping find wanted fugitives and missing kids.

Our Resources

About Protecting Your Kids
- Dangers of Club Drugs
- Violent Crimes Against Children/Online Predators
- National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- Gun Safety and Staying Safe from Strangers
- The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment (pdf)
- Parent’s Reference on Gang Involvement (pdf)
- Sex Offender Registry
- Child ID kits | Child ID App

About Your Community
- Crime Stats for Your Community
- FBI Community Outreach Programs

On the Internet
- How to Protect Your Computer
- Report Cyber Scams or Incidents
- Tips: LooksTooGoodToBeTrue website
- New E-Scams and Warnings
- Tips for Avoiding Internet Fraud
- Dangers of Peer-to-Peer Networks
- Parents’ Guide for Internet Safety
- Online Safety Tips for Kids

About Dangerous Criminals
- Help Prevent Terrorist Attacks
- About Suspicious Packages (pdf)
- Most Wanted Terrorists and Fugitives
- How to Spot and Report Espionage
- International Travel Advisories
- National Gang Assessment (pdf)
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Safety Tips for Students Traveling Abroad
- Submit a Case Tip

About Frauds
- Frauds from A to Z
- Jury Duty Scams
- Major Financial Frauds
- Fraud Alert Poster (pdf)
- Fraud Tips for Seniors
- More

At Work
- How to Protect your Workplace
- If Your Business is Hacked
- About Economic Espionage
- Workplace Violence Report (pdf)

05.10.12

Scam Alert
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New Internet Scam
 
“Drive-by” ransomware installs easily, locks computers, and demands payment. Details

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How to Report Crime & Fraud
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- Submit an Anonymous Tip Online
- Report Cyber Scams & Incidents
- Contact Your Local Field Office
- Contact the Nearest Overseas Office
- More FBI Contact Information

 

Other Government Resources
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Small lock on a keyboard - Computer Safety: OnGuardOnline
- File a Consumer Complaint with FTC
- Identity Theft
- Project Safe Childhood
- Safety Sites for Kids
- More