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Cybercrime and online fraud can happen to anyone; it's important to know where to turn if it happens to you.
That's why United Way’s 2-1-1 partnered with Cybercrime Support Network. Using the National Cybercrime Victim Resource Database, 2-1-1 makes sure that Michigan residents have the resources they need while guiding them through the process of reporting, recovering, and reinforcing their security following a cybercrime.
As of May 2020, Cybercrime support services are now available in 14 Michigan counties through our 2-1-1 call center: Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Ionia, Kalkaska, Kent, Lake, Leelanau, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, and Osceola.
WHAT IS CYBERCRIME?
Cybercrime is any activity that uses the internet to access, transmit, or manipulate data for illegal purposes. This includes the fraudulent representation of oneself for financial gain, personal gain, or with malicious intent.
COMMON TYPES INCLUDE:
Hacked accounts and devices.
Financial and purchase scams.
Cyberbullying, harassment, and stalking.