File a complaint with the FTC: You can file a complaint with the FTC online or by phone. On the FTC’s website, you will find a form to complete and submit your complaint. When you file a complaint, you should provide as much information as possible, including your name, contact information, and a description of the breach and how it affected you.
Contact the FTC’s Identity Theft Hotline: If you suspect that your identity has been stolen as a result of a data breach, you can also contact the FTC’s Identity Theft Hotline at 1-877-438-4338. The FTC can provide you with additional resources and guidance on how to protect yourself from identity theft.
What can you report to the FTC? Report a scam, a company, identity theft or unsolicited emails or calls
By filing a complaint with the FTC, you can help the agency investigate and hold accountable those responsible for the scam. Additionally, reporting the issue can also help others in your community protect themselves from similar incidents.
Here are the steps to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):