Reporting Bitcoin Scams

Along with Bitcoin, cryptocurrency-related fraud has flourished over the past few years. Investment scams, pre-mine scams and fake manufacturers are all too common in the Bitcoin ecosystem. Scammers typically hide their identity, making it very hard to retrieve any money. For anyone who believes they might be a victim of an internet scam it is advised to file a report with the following authorities:

United States
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)

United Kingdom
AktionFraud

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Police

A report can be filed with as little information as a website or email address. It might not lead to immediate action, but it is a risk-free way that can help in stopping the scammers.

Please post further additions to the list above in the comment section.

  • Aktionfraud doesn’t believe.

    Uk’s fraud department didn’t believe when linked them one ponzi, who has rised +20K users in two weeks..

    The “company” offers 3.6% daily profit, ( equals to 1200% a year) . so definetly a big ass scam.

    I found out that the “payment proof” adresses led the “companys” accounts that has been transfered over 500.000 (500thousands) BTC!

    Defintly a big player and has been a years in the “industry.”

    Who can we trust if the law department doesn’t wan’t to investigate, even when notified about it..
    Soon most of all btc is in criminals hand. One risk is that they can infect the FIAS system pretty fast because goverments reacts are slow when it comes to bitcoin as seen (taxes, regulations etc.)