GOVERNMENT RESOURCE DIRECTORY
Accepts complaints related to: imposter scams, identity theft, counterfeit checks, sweepstakes/lottery scams, romance scams, unwanted telemarketing, spam, mobile devices, internet services, online shopping, multi-level marketing schemes, pyramid schemes, employment scams, credit card fraud and more.
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS)
Report tax-related identity theft: www.irs.gov/Individuals/Identity-Protection
Report phishing: www.irs.gov/uac/Report-Phishing
File a complaint: www.irs.gov/Help-&-Resources
Accepts complaints related to: identity theft, tax schemes, tax fraud, online tax scams, phishing and more.
INTERNET CRIME COMPLAINT CENTER (IC3)
File a complaint: www.ic3.gov
Accepts complaints related to: internet crime
Internet crime is defined as any illegal activity involving one or more components of the Internet, such as websites, chat rooms, and/or email.
Internet crime involves the use of the Internet to communicate false or fraudulent representations to consumers. These crimes may include, but are not limited to, advance-fee schemes, non-delivery of goods or services, employment/business opportunity schemes, phishing/spoofing, computer intrusions or hacking, economic espionage (theft of trade secrets), online extortion, international money laundering, identity theft, auction fraud and more.
UNITED STATES INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION (TIGTA)
Report Internal Revenue Service (IRS) impersonation scams: www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml
Report fraud, waste and abuse: www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report.shtml
Accepts complaints related to: IRS impersonation scams, extortion or misuse of position by IRS personnel, misconduct by tax practitioners (falsification of qualifications, theft of IRS tax remittances and theft of IRS tax refunds) and more.
UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE
Report identity theft via U.S. mail: http://ehome.uspis.gov/mailtheft/idtheft.aspx
Report mail fraud: http://ehome.uspis.gov/fcsexternal/default.aspx
File a complaint: https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/contactUs/filecomplaint.aspx
Accepts complaints related to: mail theft, money laundering, identity theft, mail fraud (including mailed sweepstakes/lottery scams, online auction scams, work-at-home scams or chain letters) and more.
TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY – INTERNET CRIMES UNIT
Report identity theft: http://tn.gov/assets/entities/safety/attachments/IdentityTheftVicrimToolkit.pdf
Report suspicious activity: http://tn.gov/safety/topic/report_susp_act
Accepts complaints related to: charity fraud; false, misleading or deceptive fundraising activity.