Provide a service where scams can be reported to reduce the effort required for consumers to get redress.
Nations including the United Kingdom, Australia, United States and India operate websites where consumers can report scams. These are operated either by the national police, a regulator or a government department.
International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network operate a website for reporting international scams.
Some consumers may not be aware that these services exist.
Phishing websites could pose as official scam reporting services.