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FTC Identity Theft Site
  • Great source for comprehensive information
  • Handles complaints, informs consumers
  • Streaming video, press releases, publications, resources, and more
FTC Identity Theft Site en Español

Department of Justice Identity Theft & Fraud
  • Prosecutes identity thieves
  • Read about specific cases
FDIC Introduction to Identity Theft Presentation
  • Six-part video presentation
  • How to protect yourself and your computer
Georgia Governor's Office for Consumer Affairs: Instructions for Identity Theft Victims in Georgia
  • Step-by-step guide for victims
  • Specific for Georgia residents
Identity Theft and Your Social Security Number
  • Protecting your SSN
  • Reporting suspected fraud
U.S. Postal Inspection Service
  • Tips on avoiding identity theft
  • Mail and Internet Fraud
Identity Theft Victim Complaints Trends by State (pdf)
Compare data on identity theft from state to state.

Identity Theft Quizzes: Assess Your Risk

Non-Profit Organizations

AARP Identity Theft Online Seminar
Better Business Bureau
IDconfidence.org: ID Theft Quiz
Identity Theft Resource Center
Identity Theft Resource Center en Español
National Consumer's League ID Theft
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse: Identity Theft Resources

Legislation Related to Identity Theft

Georgia Criminal Law – (Ga. Code Ann. § 16-9-120, through 128)
Identity Theft and Deterrence Act of 1998
Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act of 2004 (PDF)
Fair Credit Reporting Act (PDF)
Fair Credit Billing Act (PDF)
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

 
 

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