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How to PREVENT identity theft, and
What to do if you are a VICTIM of identity theft.
Identity theft occurs when someone obtains important personal information, such as your social security number, banking or credit card numbers, to commit fraud or theft. The information in this section will help you avoid identity theft or will help you if you’ve been a victim of identity theft.
A Guide for Victims of Identity Theft (PDF)
Identity Theft: Don't Let It Happen To You (how to avoid identity theft)(PDF)
Brochure produced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Instructions for Completing the ID Theft Affidavit
Identity Theft "Consumer Advisory" bulletin
How to get your Free Credit Reports
Freezing Your Credit Report (PDF)
Federal Government Identity Theft Management Help