Identity Theft Prevention Video
Deter, Detect, Defend: Avoid IDTheft / en español
Tri-fold brochure with tips for consumers on how to deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
Extra! Extra! Count on Scammers and Schemers to Follow the News
Warns consumers that scammers claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service or the Social Security Administration may call or send emails saying they need personal or financial information to deposit a tax rebate check directly. The scammers then use that information to commit identity theft.
IDTheft Consumer Education Kit / en español
Folder/Kit includes everything you need to educate your community about how to deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
Fighting Back Against Identity Theft
This website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
Facts for Consumers
Avoiding Credit and Charge Card Fraud / en español
Steps to make it more difficult for a crook to capture your card or card numbers, and how to report losses and fraud.
Credit, ATM and Debit Cards: What To Do If They're Lost or Stolen
Outlines procedures for reporting loss or theft, and how to minimize your risk.
Identity Crisis... What to Do If Your Identity is Stolen
Advice on dealing with identity theft.
Your Access to Free Credit Reports
Learn how to order a free copy of your credit report from each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — once every 12 months.
The Download on Disposing of Your Old Computer
FTC Cautions Consumers about Voter Registration Scams / en español
Hoax Targets Elderly African Americans
Vets: Delete Unsolicited Offers by Email; Don't Disclose Personal Information to Unsolicited Callers
What To Do If Your Personal Information Has Been Compromised
Source: Federal Trade Commission