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Office of the Vermont Attorney General

Imposter Scams

Criminal fraudsters pretend to be someone else in order to deceive you and steal your money. You can stop this scam by knowing your relationships and taking steps to verify.

Romance Imposter Scams

Family Imposter/Emergency Scam

Business Imposter Email Scam

Know your Relationships: Take Steps to Verify

S - SLOW DOWN

Scammers pressure you to act urgently. Don't!

L - LOG THE CONTACT

Write down the information of the contact and disengage.

O - ONE CALL

Make one call to a primary contact and discuss the incident.

W - WHO CARES?

Call CAP to identify and report scams at 1-800-649-2424.

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Recovering from this scam?  Get help now.

Scam Recovery

1-800-649-2424 | ago.cap@vermont.gov

Imposter Scams Toolkit