Learn more about identity theft, and what to do if you suspect you are a victim.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has information about identity theft and what to do if your information has been compromised and/or used.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) where you can report identity theft.
US Department of Justice (DOJ):
The US Social Security Administration provides information on your social security number and identity theft.
www.idtheft.gov is your one-stop shop for government information about identity theft.
The Identity Theft Resource Center is a nonprofit organization working to eliminate this crime and help those who have been victims of it.
In this video, a "psychic" in Europe demonstrates how easy it is to find out information about you - including banking and medical information - on the internet. This is a great demonstration of why it's important to ensure that your information is as secure as possible!