IDENTITY THEFT RESOURCES

Prevent being a victim of identity theft:

FraudTips.net

A collection of tips, articles, and other information related to the prevention of fraud, in particular check fraud.

Protect your credit from fraud with these Credit Bureau Web sites:

Annual Credit Report

By law, consumers are entitled to one free credit report in a twelve month period through this Web site.

If you think you have been a victim of identity theft:

Federal Trade Commission

Victims of identity theft may file a complaint with the FTC and take further steps to prevent fraud.

Social Security Administration

Visit this Web site for next steps should your social security card become lost or stolen.

Internet Fraud Complaint Center

A collaboration between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National White Collar Crime Center, this agency addresses fraud committed over the Internet.

United States Postal Service

Consumers can file a mail fraud complaint through USPS for cases of identity theft that involve the US Mail.