The San Diego Sheriff’s Department investigates cases involving credit
card offenses, counterfeit and "bad" checks, embezzlement, false
impersonation, fraud, forgery and identity theft.
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States and its
effects are felt worldwide. For assistance and fraud protection, the
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is mandated to monitor and record all
complaints in the United States. Reporting forms and information are
available at their website
If you or someone you know is a victim of a financial crime, contact the
San Diego County Sheriff’s Department at (858) 565-5200.