Reporting Bitcoin Investing Scams to Government Websites

If you are a victim of a bitcoin investement scam, the first thing you will be told is to report your case to the appropriate authorities. This will accumulate a body of evidence against a particular site – but it won’t really do much to get your money back.

The list below is a compilation of various government based websites that will handle your complaint. They will usually provide you with a file number, abd they may get back in contact with you with some general information, but if your case is like thousands of others then you are likely not to get too far.

Government Links

Use these links to report scammy and deceptive website URLs to government agencies.

    1. United States:  
      1. IC3
      2. FBI
    2. United Kingdom: 
      1. Action Fraud
      2. UK Police
    3. Europe: 
      1. Europol – Report Cyber Crime
    4. Canada:
      1. Competition Bureau
      2. Competition Bureau Complaint Form
    5. New Zealand: 
      1. Serious Fraud Office
      2. NetSafe
      3. Cert
      4. NZ Police
      5. Scamwatch
      6. Commerce Commission
    6. Australia:
      1. Scamwatch – ACCC
      2.  The ACSC – Australian Cyber Security Centre
      3. Report Cyber
    7. South Africa:
      1. IRSA