Be Crime Smart

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
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)
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

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

Scam Alert

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

How to Report Crime & Fraud

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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Computer Safety: OnGuardOnline
File a Consumer Complaint with FTC
Identity Theft
Project Safe Childhood
Safety Sites for Kids

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