How To Report Phishing

Forward spam that is phishing for information to and to the company, bank, or organization impersonated in the phishing email. Most organizations have information on their websites about where to report problems.

You can also report phishing emails to The Anti-Phishing Working Group, a consortium of ISPs, security vendors, financial institutions and law enforcement agencies, uses these reports to fight phishing.

If you believe you’ve been scammed:

If you believe you’ve been scammed, file your complaint at  You can also receive assistance through the FTC hotline and The Identity Theft Resource Center.

Federal Trade Commission

Victims of identity crime may receive additional help through the FTC hotline at 1-877-IDTHEFT (1-877-438-4388); the FTC website at provides resources for victims, businesses, and law enforcement.

The Identity Theft Resource Center

The ITRC is a non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft in resolving their cases, and to broaden public education and awareness in the understanding of identity theft, data breaches, cyber security, scams/fraud and privacy issues.

ITRC Hotline: 888-400-5530


Ways to report phishing on social networks:

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