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Identity Theft

Description

Victims of identity theft experience a wide variety of incidents such as the misuse of existing credit card, bank, or other accounts; the creation of new accounts; and the misuse of personal information. Victims may face seemingly insurmountable hurdles as they work to address the crimes they are currently experiencing and prevent their future victimization.

The following resources provide information on identity theft.

The Federal Trade Commission's IdentityTheft.gov website can help you report identity theft and find resources to help you recover.

For additional information, visit the Identity Theft topic page on our site and the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Identity Theft Special Feature.

Date Created: June 1, 2020