- Call your local sheriff's or police department and request to fill out a report regarding the incident.
- As a member it will be easier for you or your family to collect information on the organization. This information will provide evidence for the dismantlement of the organization.
- File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
- Notify your State's Securities Commission.
- Notify the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Notify the North American Securities Administration Association.
- If the scheme has crossed federal lines, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, should also need to be contacted.
- Contact the FBI Internet Fraud Complaint Center if the organization is operating on the internet.
- Contact the Internal Revenue Service regarding suspected tax evasion.
- File a complaint with your State's Consumer Affairs office.
- File a tip with the National Association of Securities Dealers.
- Contact your state attorney general.
- Contact your state court solicitor.
- Contact your elected state and local representatives.
This should be a great start. Let your voice be heard!
Please do not assume someone else will do the reporting!
Those who might be victims in the future COUNT ON YOU NOW!
ps. If you, or someone you know has been a victim of identity
theft, then I've also blogged this article here:
Christmas Time Means More Identity Theft.