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U.S. Department of Justice

This site provides a wide range of basic information about identity fraud.
http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/fraud/websites/idtheft.html

 


Federal Trade Commission

This is the main U.S. government site for identity theft information.
www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/


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.
http://www.ag.state.nd.us/

Consumer Protection
1-800-472-2600


Social Security Administration

This electronic fact sheet describes identity theft and links to other useful publications.
www.ssa.gov/pubs/idtheft.htm


U.S. Department of Education

This sites educates students on how to protect themselves against identity theft.
www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/misused/idtheft.html


Identity Theft Resource Center

This is a nonprofit organization that provides consumer alerts, scam warning, and instructions for victims of identity theft.
www.idtheftcenter.org/


Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

This nonprofit consumer information and advocacy organization offers fact sheets about privacy issues and identity theft.
www.privacyrights.org/identity.htm


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.

Equifax
1-888-766-0008
Consumer Fraud Division
P.O. Box 740256
Atlanta, GA 30374
www.equifax.com

Experian
1-888-397-3742
Credit Fraud Center
P.O. Box 1017
Allen, TX 75013
www.experian.com

TransUnion
1-800-680-7289
Fraud Victim Assistance Department
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92834
www.transunion.com


The use of other website links on this site does not imply endorsement. It is just a means to provide further information.


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