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When compared to some other US states where crime is rampant, Mississippi is fairing relatively better in terms of fraudulent activity. However, that doesn’t mean that its citizens or visitors become careless and allow scammers to exploit them via identity thefts, consumer frauds, and cybercrimes.

You need to protect yourself and your fellow citizens from these preying scammers. Join FraudTrac and review local businesses, file a complaint against scams, and help grow the legitimate business directory of Mississippi.

Quick Facts about Mississippi

Located in the Gulf Coast region of the US, Mississippi is the 32nd largest and the 34th most populous state in the country. It’s bordered by Arkansas in the northwest, Tennessee in the north, the Gulf of Mexico in the south, Louisiana in the southwest, Alabama in the east, and the Mississippi River in the west.

Here are some stats that highlight the cybercrime, consumer fraud, and identity theft in the region:  

  • Population: 2,966,410
  • Largest City: Jackson
  • Fraud Rates: 662 consumer fraud reports per 100,000 in 2020.
  • Identity Theft: 371 identity theft reports for every 100,000 residents got filed in Mississippi in 2020.
  • Cybercrime: Mississippi suffered $10,129,650 in losses due to 748 reported cybercrimes in 2019.

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Take Action Against Fraud/Online Scams

So, how can you prevent these illegal activities and make your state safe again?

The key is to become vigilant. Whether you’re a visitor or a local, you must raise awareness against sham businesses duping people out of their hard-earned money. Use our interactive platform to file a complaint against local con artists and report all fraudulent activity and cybercrimes.

Here are some crimes that you can report on our platform:

  • Frauds and scams
  • Identity theft
  • Cybercrimes and other malicious activities

Once we receive a complaint against a business, we follow the lead and investigate the enterprise or individual parties by coordinating with local authorities. FraudTrac also provides its consumers with real-time updates and educational resources.

Moreover, you can use our platform to write business reviews highlighting any negative or positive experience you might have had with a local service provider or business establishment. On the other hand, if you are a local business, you can register your business into our online business directory for Mississippi. It will boost your credibility in the industry and help you protect your fellow citizens from sham businesses posing as credible organizations.

Join our budding community of scam watchers today!

Visit FraudTrac to file your complaint, write a business review, or register your business right now!