IDENTITY THEFT UPDATE
Seeking information on Identity Theft issues? Check the Federal Trade Commission’s web site on Identity Theft at:www.consumer.gov/idtheft There are two excellent handouts which you may want to get copies of. These both can be downloaded or ordered in hardcopy from the FTC.“ID Theft: What’s It All About” is a pocket size booklet that summarizes how ID theft occurs and what to do about it if you’re a victim.“Take Charge: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft” is a 52-page manual that goes into great detail on the nature of the crime and how to fight it. They can be bulk ordered, and may make for a good handout to victims when reporting such crimes.