U.S. Department of Justice
This site provides a wide range of basic information about identity fraud.
Federal Trade Commission
This is the main U.S. government site for identity theft information.
Office of the North Dakota Attorney General
The Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division (CPAT) educates the public on how to avoid becoming victims of fraud. CPAT is the state's clearinghouse for identity theft prevention, complaints and victim assistance.
Social Security Administration
This electronic fact sheet describes identity theft and links to other useful publications.
U.S. Department of Education
This sites educates students on how to protect themselves against identity theft.
Identity Theft Resource Center
This is a nonprofit organization that provides consumer alerts, scam warning, and instructions for victims of identity theft.
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
This nonprofit consumer information and advocacy organization offers fact sheets about privacy issues and identity theft.
Credit Reporting Agencies
Contact any of the credit reporting agencies listed below to place a fraud alert on your credit information and/or to order a free copy of your credit report. You only need to contact one agency, they will automatically forward the fraud alert to the two other agencies.
Consumer Fraud Division
P.O. Box 740256
Atlanta, GA 30374
Credit Fraud Center
P.O. Box 1017
Allen, TX 75013
Fraud Victim Assistance Department
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92834
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