What to do if you are a victim of online scam?
If you've lost money, possessions, or other personal and valuable information, call your local police department. Visit the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report the scam online at ReportFraud.ftc.gov. The FTC works to protect consumers and offers tips to help safeguard personal information.
How do I get my money back from an investment scam?
- Create an investment fraud file. Start by collecting all relevant documentation concerning the fraud in one file that you keep in a secure location.
- Know your rights.
- Report fraud to regulators.
- Report the fraud to law enforcement.
- Consider your options.
- Follow up.
Who to call after being scammed online?
Ask for a copy of the police report. Give copies of it to your financial institutions, credit card issuers, the credit reporting agencies, and any other companies that you speak to about the scam.
How do I get my money back from an online purchase?
You need to contact your credit card provider and tell them you want to make a claim to get your money back.
How do I find out who owns a property in Escambia County?
How do I find out the name of the owner of a piece of property? All of our records are by property owner name. If you do not have the name of the property owner, but do have the location or the legal description of the piece of property, please contact the Escambia County Florida Property Appraiser's Office.