The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has received reports that our office's name is being used as part of an imposter scam.
These scammers falsely represent themselves as OVC Director Kristina Rose and attempt to obtain personal information or money.
We encourage the public to remain vigilant and do not provide personal identifiable information (PII), such as a social security number, or money in response to these false claims.
If you have received a scam phone call, email, or message, you may report it to the Federal Trade Commission online or by calling 877–FTC–HELP (877–382–4357). After reporting the incident to the FTC, please notify us by email so we can track the frequency with which this scam is happening.
View the Federal Trade Commission's How to Spot, Stop, & Report Government Imposter Scams infographic for information on avoiding and responding to these scams.