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What is Identity Theft and How Can I Protect Myself?
United States Department of Justice provides information about what constitutes identity theft, the most common techniques of stealing identities, and what individual's can do to protect themselves.
Federal Trade Commission offers an all-encompassing resource designed to help individuals deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation provides a multimedia presentation designed to show consumers how to protect their identities from internet thieves.
Identity Theft Resource Center is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on identity theft and determining ways to combat it.
Who to Contact if Your Identity Has Been Stolen
Credit Reporting Agencies' Fraud Websites
The Federal Trade Commission is responsible for receiving and processing complaints from people who believe they may be victims of identity theft, providing informational materials to those people, and referring those complaints to appropriate entities, including the major credit reporting agencies and law enforcement agencies.
Social Security Administration provides a form that an individual should fill out if they have been the victim of identity theft.
Identity Theft And Your Social Security Number
SSA Publication No. 05-10064, ICN 463270, October 2012
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