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Scam Complaint


Any information provided in the ECDA Scam Complaint online form is confidential and will only be used for law enforcement investigation purposes.

While the information provided will assist our office in tracking these crimes, the Erie County DA’s Office cannot guarantee that the complaint will result in a criminal investigation or prosecution of the accused.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office is not permitted to engage in the practice of law or provide legal advice in private civil matters.

Complainant Information

Were you or someone you know victimized or targeted by a scam?

Scam Information

Initial means of contact by the scammer
Was any personal identifiable information compromised as a result of the scam?
Did the victim suffer any financial loss as a result of the scam?
Has this complaint been submitted to any other law enforcement agency or organization (Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York, etc.)?
Have you contacted a private civil attorney?
Are you willing to sign a formal (criminal) complaint and testify in Court regarding this matter?

Victim Information


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Read the following before signing below:

I understand that any false statements made in this complaint are punishable under Section 175.30 and/or Section 210.45 of the New York State Penal Law as a Class “A” Misdemeanor.