FTC Releases Announcement on Identity Theft …

FTC Releases Announcement on Identity Theft 04/27/2017 10:55 PM EDT Original release date: April 27, 2017 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recommends that consumers who are affected by identity theft file a report at IdentityTheft.gov—a one-stop resource to help you report and recover from identity theft. Information provided there includes checklists, sample letters, and links to other resources. US-CERT encourages consumers to learn about identity theft by reviewing FTC's blog post (http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/most-id-theft-victims-dont-need-police-report) and US-CERT's Tip on Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft.Preventing and Responding to Identity Theftus-cert.govIdentity theft, or identity fraud, is a crime that can have substantial financial and emotional consequences. Take precautions with personal information. If you become a victim, act immediately to minimize the damage....
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