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Identity Theft

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Government Agencies Concerned with Identity Theft
Private Organizations Concerned with Identity Theft
Commercial Firms Providing Identity Theft Services
Resources for Identity Theft Information and Defense
Credit Consumer Reporting Companies and Firms
Medical Identity Theft
How to Implement a Security Freeze on Your Credit Report



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Government Agencies Concerned with Identity Theft

Identity Theft.  Federal Trade Commission.
www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft

Avoiding Identity Theft.  Government site run by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission with information on scams and identity theft.
www.consumer.gov/articles/1015-avoiding-identity-theft

Identity Theft and Consumer Fraud.  U.S. Department of the Treasury.
www.treasury.gov/services/report-fwa/Pages/id_theft.aspx



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Private Organizations Concerned with Identity Theft

About Identity Theft.  How to protect yourself against identity theft and fraud. A United Kingdom website.
www.aboutidentitytheft.co.uk

Identity Theft & Data Breaches.  Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.
www.privacyrights.org/Identity-Theft-Data-Breaches

Fight Identity Theft.
www.fightidentitytheft.com

Identity Theft: A Bibliography of Federal, State, Consumer and News Resources.  Law Library Resource Exchange, LLC.
www.llrx.com/features/idtheft.htm

Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)
www.idtheftcenter.org

Fraud and Identity Theft by the National Crime Prevention Council
www.ncpc.org/topics/fraud-and-identity-theft



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Commercial Firms Providing Info, Products,
and Services for Identity Theft

ID Watchdog
www.idwatchdog.com

Identity Theft Prevention and Survival.  Ms. Mari Frank.
www.identitytheft.org

Rogue Wallet.  A RFID blocking wallet.  Standish, Maine.
www.rogue-industries.com/collections/rogue-wallet

Truston Identity Theft Protection
www.mytruston.com



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Other Resources for Identity Theft Information

"100 Guides and Resources for Keeping Your Personal Information Safe"
The Privacy Toolbox by VirtualHosting.comom
www.studyweb.com/ . . . keeping-your-personal-information-safe/

Facebook Identity Theft Protection Guide: 6 tips to protect your identity on Facebook.  NextAdvisor Blog.
www.nextadvisor.com/blog/2008/03/04/6-tips-to-protect-your-identity-on-facebook/

How Identity Theft Works.  HowStuffWorks.com.
http://money.howstuffworks.com/identity-theft.htm

Identity Theft Laws.  A list of identity theft laws in the United States from the "Library Boy" blog.
http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/2007/07/list-of-identity-theft-laws-in-us-and.html

Identity Theft: What to Do if It Happens to You.  Maryland Attorney General.
www.oag.state.md.us/consumer/idtheft.htm

MySpace Identity Theft Protection Guide.  NextAdvisor Blog.
www.nextadvisor.com/blog/2008/06/18/myspace-identity-theft-protection-guide/

OptOutPrescreen.com.  This is the official Consumer Credit Reporting Industry website to accept and process requests from consumers to Opt-In or Opt-Out of firm offers of credit or insurance.
www.optoutprescreen.com

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft.  About.com.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/cs/consumer/a/idprotect.htm

Workplace Identity Theft.  About.com: Crime/Punishment.
http://crime.about.com/od/identity/a/faqid_theft.htm



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Credit Consumer Reporting Companies

Equifax. 1-800-525-6285
P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
www.equifax.com

Experian. 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742)
P.O. Box 9532, Allen, TX 75013
www.experian.com

TransUnion. 1-800-680-7289
Fraud Victim Assistance Division, P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92834-6790
www.transunion.com

Annual Credit Report.  Request free credit report annually.
www.annualcreditreport.com

4 More Ways to Get a Free Credit Report. My Money Blog.
www.mymoneyblog.com/4-more-ways-to-get-a-free-credit-report.html

Free Credit Reports.  Facts for Consumers, Federal Trade Commission.
www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reports

OptOutPrescreen.com.  The official Consumer Credit Reporting Industry website to accept and process requests form consumers to Opt-In or Opt-Out of firm offers of credit or insurance.



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Medical Identity Theft

Medical Identity Theft: What to Do if You are a Victim (or are concerned about it).  World Privacy Forum.
https://www.worldprivacyforum.org/ . . . /what-to-do-if-you-are-a-victim/



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How to Implement a Security Freeze
or Lock on Your Credit Report or Score

Instructions for Freezing Your Credit Report if you are from Maine
Consumers Union
http://consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securityME.pdf

"37 States Give Consumers the Right to Freeze Credit Files to Prevent Identity Theft".  PR News Wire, July 16, 2007.
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ . . . identity-theft-52736627.html

June 30, 2007. "Consumers Can Block Access to Credit Files".  Washington Post.
www.washingtonpost.com/ . . . /. . . 000890.html

June 25, 2007.  "Credit bureaus fight consumer-ordered freezes".  USA Today.

 

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