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Share Your Story

Have you lost money through an online scam, downloaded a harmful virus, visited a hoax website as a result of a phishing email or been the victim of any other type of internet crime?

If you’d like to share your experience with others to help avoid it happening to them, we’d like to hear from you. Please complete and submit the form below and your story may appear on this website.

We will never divulge your personal details to a third party, and will contact you only to gain more information on what you have sent us in order to better understand the cause or implications of the incident. We may periodically send emails about Get Safe Online updates, news alerts or other information which we think you may find interesting, using the email address which you have provided.

Email Address:
Contact Telephone:
Approximate Date of Incident:
Your Location (city, town or country):
  •   Financial Loss
  •   Non-receipt of Goods or Services
  •   Loss of Identity
  •   Damage to Computer or Mobile Device
  •   Abuse or bullying
  •   Exposure to Inappropriate or Offensive Material
What damage or loss was caused by the incident? (Please tick all that apply)
Please briefly describe what happened:
Please describe in a few words how you felt when you found out that you had been a victim:
  •   Police
  •   Action Fraud
  •   Service Provider
  •   Other (please specify)
  •   I didn’t report it
Who did you report the incident to? (Please tick all that apply):
  •   Yes
  •   No
Have you found this website of use in helping you not to become a repeat victim?
  •   Yes – by phone
  •   Yes – by email
  •   No Thanks
Is it OK for us to contact you to obtain more information?