How Do I Report Fraud to Capital One?

This article discusses the steps to take to report fraud associated with your Capital One account. It mentions the need to make sure this transaction is indeed fraud. It suggests reaching out to Capital One if you need assistance.

How Do I Report Fraud to Capital One?

Capital One, an American bank holding company, is a popular choice with many consumers. As a customer of Capital One, you may have occasion to report fraud. This serious matter can be handled by taking a few simple steps. However, there are some considerations to think about before you start this process. If you have any questions or need assistance, reach out to Capital One.

Issues to Consider Before Reporting Fraud to Capital One

Suspecting fraud with your Capital One account is cause for concern, but it's important to take a few issues into consideration before you proceed with reporting this to Capital One.

1. Check to make sure that the transaction wasn't made by someone else who has access to your account.

2. Take a quick look at your receipts. It's always possible that you've simply forgotten that you made the purchase you are now questioning.

3. Consider that you may just not recognize the name of the company listed on your receipt. Look it up. There are cases where the merchant's name on your receipt might be different from the one where you actually completed the transaction.

If you have concerns about how to make sure your suspected fraud is real, you can contact Capital One with your questions.

Steps To Take To Report Fraud to Capital One

It's important to note that you need to report suspected fraud only on transactions that are posted. If the transaction you're questioning is pending, you need to be concerned that someone currently has access to your account.

If you see a posted transaction that you don't think you're responsible for, you can take care of this by following a few simple steps.

1. Go to

2. Log in using the username and password associated with your account.

3. Once you're on the Home Page, find the account associated with this transaction.

4. From here, click on the transaction.

5. This is where you'll see Report a Problem.

6. Click on Report a Problem, which will take you to where you need to be to start the process to report fraud.

If you have questions, reach out to Capital One.

Why Did GetHuman Write "How Do I Report Fraud to Capital One?"?

After thousands of Capital One customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Report Fraud to Capital One? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Capital One if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.

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