Welcome to How to Chat Online. How to report a fake Facebook account to police is a new questions which has been asked by our user from Leeds, United Kingdom. We are going to answer this question on this page. You can ask us through commenting this page on here. Unfortunately you can’t contact Police for a fake Facebook account since Police has nothing to do with this situation. However there is an exception for this and we are going to mention about that.
If you are also from United Kingdom, you can see: Is it Illegal to Create a Fake Facebook Account in UK
Can You Report a Fake Facebook Account to Police
You can’t contact to police for a fake Facebook account since Police can’t do much about that. You will need to go to an attorney for this situation and you should follow legal instructions to sue the owner of fake profile owner. When you can sue fake profiles?
- Impersonate you. (Not someone else.)
- Using your pictures.
- Using your personal data without permission.
- Making false statements.
- Any behavior which harms your privacy.
- Violating your copyrighted items, tools, data, etc.
- Violating copyrights of a company.
There is only one situation that you can report to police. Please see below for more information.
When You can Report a Fake Facebook Account Police
There is only one situation that you can report a fake account to police. If a fake account (doesn’t need to be yours) is defrauding people through Facebook, you can report this situation to police. You can report this through Report Online Fraud service of United Kingdom.
There are also many similar police services at other states and countries of the world. You can find them through Google and contact to police about fraud. You can also go to police station about frauds.