CUFF is a grassroots anti-fraud movement founded by fraud
victims. CUFF has worked with thousands of victims who are
appalled by the deficiencies in the criminal justice system that
allow thieves to steal "legally." Over and over
victims are told by police and prosecutors that their theft is a
civil dispute which should be taken to civil court, not criminal
court. The result is that serial thieves, who are
generically dubbed as "con artists," are able to
financially devastate victims over and over again with little
worry about being prosecuted.
CUFF needs you to help stop this
travesty. Most law enforcement officers want to help fraud
victims but limited budgets, minimal police training in fraud
investigation and vaguely defined fraud laws are impeding their
Many of these con artists are fugitives
with warrants in other jurisdictions. Many
of them are in CUFF's searchable online fugitive database.
is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation. CUFF research is
provided by professional private investigators, skip tracers,
collectors and volunteers who have been the victims of fraud and
know the difficulty of obtaining justice without support from
others who have already gone through the system.