Financial Crimes

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Financial Crimes are one of the fastest growing crime trends in the country. As a result, the Crystal Lake Police Department takes this very seriously. Seasoned Investigators are responsible for investigating all crimes involving: identity theft, forgery, deceptive practices, internet/computer fraud, theft involving electronics means, and other “white collar” crimes. 

If you believe that you have been the victim of a financial crime, please come to the Crystal Lake Police Department with all pertinent information to make a report.

NOTE: You should contact the appropriate financial institutions and credit bureaus as soon as possible to report the discovered fraud. The Crystal Lake Police Department primarily investigates crimes that actually occurred within the City of Crystal Lake. Internet and other crimes where the suspect and/or transaction location occurred outside the City of Crystal Lake should be reported to the appropriate local jurisdiction or by internet at one of the links below:

Internet related fraud should be reported to the FBI Internet Fraud Complaint Center here.

Non-internet related fraud occurring outside the State of Illinois may be reported to the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel: http://www.ftc.gov/sentinel/