Report Fraud/Identity Theft
If you become the victim of Identity Theft, it is important to act immediately to stop the thief’s further use of your identity. It is important to act quickly and assertively to minimize the damage.
INSTRUCTIONS For reporting fraud/id theft at fife police department
- Fill out the Fraud/ID Theft form in its entirety. Please print legibly.
TIP: Answer questions 5 and 10 on the Fraud/ID Theft form as if you are speaking to an officer.
- Attach all documentation you have to the Fraud/ID Theft form. The following items must be provided before
any investigation will be conducted:
√ A notarized affidavit of forgery from your bank.
√ An account printout from your bank or online with all fraudulent activity highlighted. The printout must list the account number and account holder's name.
√ Copies of any forged checks.
If none of the above listed can be obtained, please contact us to find out what documentation you will need to provide.
Once packet is complete, turn in to the Fife Police Department at 3737 Pacific Hwy E STE 110 Fife, WA 98424. (NOTE: you will be asked to provide a valid picture ID)
- An Officer will review the documentation you provide and assign a Fife Police case number at that time. The entire packet will then be forwarded to the Fife Police Investigations Unit for review.
a. If found that the crime has occurred in another police jurisdiction, your report will be referred to the appropriate police department.
b. You will receive a letter from the Fife Detective assigned to your case informing you of any referrals/closures of your case.
If requested, a copy of the Fraud/ID Theft form and attachments can be provided for your records.
Please report internet crimes to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov. This is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA).
SOCIAL SECURITY CRIMES:
Please also report crimes involving your social security number/card to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at 1-877-ID- THEFT of 1-877-438-4338.