Scams/Fraud/ID Theft Information

Information on Fraud Complaints and Scams

Fraud complaints are complaints of larcenies involving deceit or deception: ID Theft, Credit Car & Check Frauds, Bank Frauds, Counterfeit Checks, Internet/Web Frauds, Scams involving Western Union, Money Gram or similar wire transfer entities as well as larcenies involving street scams or hustles, financial abuse scams of the elderly and similar complaints.

The Investigative Services Unit maintains one specially trained detective who is a Certified Fraud Examiner, and works exclusively on the investigation of fraud complaints.

If you have any questions, please contact Detective Bill Maloney via email at Investigative Services Bureau or call (203) 854-3186.

What you need to know about fraud and scams

Please download, review and complete the ID Theft Affidavit & Form and then contact the department to have a Patrol Officer initiate the investigation by calling (203) 854-3000.