Commonwealth of Kentucky - Attorney General


Secure Online System


Please complete this form to report a scam or ID Theft. Your report provides the Office of the Attorney General the information needed to spot scam/ID Theft trends in Kentucky. It also allows us to develop our consumer outreach programs based on the most current reports from our citizens. To learn more about protecting yourself from scams visit,

Please be advised that this form should not be used to report violations of the “Do Not Call” registry. To register for the “Do Not Call” service or to report violations of robocalls, please contact the FTC at Please note that the registry does not prevent “scammers” from illegally calling you.


Ex: 555-555-5555


How You Were Scammed

By Phone

Ex: 555-555-5555. Please note that scammers may have “spoofed” a legitimate number, and this may not be the actual phone number from which the scammer was calling.

Ex: 555-555-5555

By Internet



By Mail

In Person / Other

Type of Scam

If you lost money, immediately contact the money service provider (such as Western Union, MoneyGram, i-Tunes, Green Dot, your credit card company, or financial institution) to report the scam and ask if the transaction can be canceled.

Further Information

Please upload one file under 1MB (jpg, png, bmp or pdf). Please do not upload any personally identifiable information, such as drivers license number, social security number, credit card numbers, etc.

Type of ID Theft

ID Theft occurs when your personal information is compromised and used to file taxes or obtain credit, loans, utility service, government benefits, etc. in your name. Visit to obtain a check list of steps to protect yourself or visit for an Identity Theft Victims Kit.

What To Do Next?

Make a report to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) online at or by phone at 1-877-382-4357. This agency collects complaints and information on scams and makes them accessible to law enforcement. ANY scam you encounter should also be reported to the FTC.

If the scam occurred online it should be reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Internet Crime Complaint Center, at

If the scam originated by US Mail contact the US Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455.

If you receive a scam call from someone claiming to be from the IRS it should be reported to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) at or call TIGTA at 800-366-4484. If you think you owe back taxes or have any questions about this, contact the IRS directly.


This complaint will be an open record subject to the applicable exemptions pursuant to KRS.61.878. The Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services, and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodations.