Reporting online crime to the police
You can report online crime to Police Scotland:
- by telephone 999 (emergency) 101 (non-emergency)
- in person at any police station
You can also report a crime anonymously online with Crimestoppers
If you're unsure whether someone's behaviour online is a crime or not, you can still call 101.
This is a non-emergency police line that can offer advice on what you can report as a crime.
What you can do to help the police
There are things you can do to help the police investigate, if you've been the victim of:
- online fraud
- stalking, bullying or scams
Online fraud victims
Keep URLs of the sites you've visited, especially if you often delete your web history.
Stalking, bullying or scam victims
Keep any emails or messages you've been sent by the person stalking, bullying or trying to scam you.