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Research Brief: Identity Theft and Fraud

NCJ Number
252720
Date Published
Agencies
OVC-Sponsored
Annotation
This overview of identity theft and fraud discusses their features, prevalence, harms, risk of victimization, the nature and effects of victim services, and how related policy, practice, and research need to improve.
Abstract
This fact sheet provides a comprehensive review of research on identity theft and fraud. The research brief describes services available to victims and important areas where field needs to grow.
Date Created: April 4, 2019