How do I find a website hosting through cloudflare?

I ran into a website Scam. How do I know its hosting if it is connected via Cloudflare ? I’m applying to the police and specify the hosting, because the police will not look for themselves where the site is located and simply refuse.

If you see a site breaking local law, report it to local authorities and submit an abuse report to our team. Go to Cloudflare.com/abuse. The Trust and Safety team will then review the details and reply as appropriate.

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If the IP address being used by the services is in Cloudflares ranges, then it is connected via Cloudflare.

Try running a command like this:

whois -h whois.cymru.com $(dig example.com +short | tail -n1)

Replace the text in bold with the domain name you are investigating. You will get a result like this:

% whois -h whois.cymru.com $(dig A www.fbi.gov +short | tail -n1)
AS | IP | AS Name
13335 | 104.16.42.71 | CloudflareNET - Cloudflare, Inc., US

And as @cloonan said, if it is illegal, report to local law enforcement.

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@cloonan is 100% correct.

In terms of simply finding for yourself if a specific website is using Cloudflare, you could also install this Chrome extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/claire/fgbpcgddpmjmamlibbaobboigaijnmkl?hl=en-US

This shows an orange cloud in the omnibar when you are browsing a site that uses Cloudflare.

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