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​Current Sca​ms

To get immediate updates of current scams on a national level,​ sign up for email alerts with the Federal Trade Co​mmission.

Prevention Tips

10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud (PDF)

Victim o​​f a Fraud?

​​If you get targeted by a scam, report it to the Federal Trade Commission and call your local police department.

What and how ​to report:

  • Identify yourself.

  • Type of incident.

  • Specific time/location of the incident.

  • Number of subjects involved.

  • Suspect description or telephone number.

IRS Identity T​​heft 

The Ann Arbor Police Detective Bureau has put together reporting guidelines​ (PDF) if you have been the victim of IRS identity theft.​​