Somebody tried to scam me. What do I do?

Unfortunately scams of all kinds are on the rise and criminals use every means imaginable.  If you have been defrauded, there is no shame in it - crooks are getting very savvy.  Call 911 and tell the dispatcher it's not an emergency.  Your call will be prioritized accordingly and a BIPD officer will contact you to take a report.

If you were lucky enough or savvy enough to avoid being scammed, the BIPD cannot take a report because there was no loss, but you can still report the incident by contacting Attorney General’s Office.  They collect the data and use it in their efforts to combat fraud.

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