Fraud Scams Information


If you lost money to a scammer who had you pay using Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017, you can now file a claim to get your money back. Click here for more information.


Phone Scams Continue to be a Serious Threat, Remain on IRS Dirty Dozen List of Tax Scams for 2016 Filing Season


U.S. Marshals Issue Telephone Scam Warning



Common Scam Myths 

Tips about Telemarketers

Fake Check Scams

Tax Time Is Open Season for ID Thieves and IRS Impersonators



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Kentucky's Office of the Attorney General

Free Credit Report - this link allows you to obtain a free copy of your credit report and provides the opportunity for the application of a fraud alert.

Federal Trade Commission - government site with valuable information on fraud and identity theft.

Better Business Bureau - contains information on various scams.

Identity Theft Protection - ConsumerAffairs