How to File a criminal complaint with the FBI

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by Lisa

Edgar J. Hoover Bulding:  FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Edgar J. Hoover Bulding: FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

I’m not an expert by any means but criminal complaints read just like business reports: the facts as you know them, set out in a logical format.

If this was something that you had first-hand knowledge of or if you were holding original documentation/proof you would probably get a lawyer to fill in all of the legal citations so that you could go directly to court to file an official complaint which could lead to a grand jury indictment.

What we’re hoping to do is initiate an investigation with the FBI so I guess this would more accurately be referred to as “an allegation of probable cause.” There are a few sample forms online but they’re geared toward police work.

If you’re especially talented with executive summaries the FBI maintains a Tips and Public Leads from You can also call toll-free: 1-800-CALLFBI (225-5324)  Or visit your local FBI offices to speak directly to an agent, thru

I tend to think written communication works best when the details are complicated or lengthy. If hand delivery to a local FBI office is not possible, opt for registered mail so you’ll have proof of delivery.

Regardless of the method you choose Always, Always get names/ business cards of the agents who assist you. Follow up is important for being taken seriously. It’s also a good idea to keep track of the times, and dates of any contact just in case the ball gets dropped.

Here’s what you should include in your complaint:

I. Complainant (person(s) filing complaint)

Your Identifying Data:

first name
middle or middle initial
last name

Contact Information
street address
zip code

Other pertinent info that may give you significant insight or first hand knowledge to the allegations. Maybe, like me, you’re a law-abiding, concerned citizen who feels the election was stolen by means of concealment, deceit, collusion, and fraud.  After listing your personal information, begin your complaint with these words:

I, _____ , the complainant in this case, state that the following is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

II. Defendants

Identifying Data Defendaint #1
Barack Obama and all aliases

Contact Information:
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington DC

Identifying Data Denfendant #2

Contact Information

etc. …

III. Allegations and Supporting Facts

List all details of the alleged crime. Include as much information as possible. Times, dates, places, people involved or in attendance. Links if your filing by online form.

IV. Statement of Probable Cause

The Complainant states that these facts establish probable cause that the following crime(s) has(have) occurred (i.e. the ultimate result of these actions was the commissiono of this (these) crime(s) ).

V. Supporting Documents/ Video/ Photos

Video can be submitted on disk

Anyway, that’s all there is to it. They’ve made it much easier for the average citizen to file allegations but please understand that false allegations at the federal level are nothing to mess with. Stick with the truth as you know it and let’s keep the pressure on.


Editor’s Note: Lisa’s submission was a comment at The Post & Email, but it deserved its own post. Since there seems to be an endemic and system-wide breakdown of law enforcement in this country, regarding Obama’s activities, I would personally add that you call FBI offices first, before filing a complaint, to find out if they would even consider a complaint made against the persons you accuse of criminal actions.  If they ask you why you are asking, say you are looking for an FBI office where the Constitution is still respected as the supreme law of the land.

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