Helpful Links to Government Sites
Identity Theft Prevention Resources
Federal Trade Commissionhttp://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft
U.S. Department of Justicehttp://www.justice.gov/criminal/fraud/websites/idtheft.html
Where to File a Complaint
The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) consumer complaint form
Postal Inspection Services
If you suspect someone has been tampering with your mail in any way, go to this address for instructions on steps to take:http://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/forms/IDTheft.aspx
Do you suspect that your Social Security number is being used fraudulently?
Contact the Office of the Inspector General at:http://oig.ssa.gov/report-fraud-waste-or-abuse
If you suspect your identity is being used improperly in connection with tax violations
Please visit the following site for more information:http://www.irs.gov/uac/Identity-Protection
Where to Report Identity Fraud to the Credit Bureaus
P.O. Box 105069, Atlanta, GA 30348
Report fraud: Call 1-800-525-6285 or write to address above.
Order credit report: 1-800-685-1111
Experian (formerly TRW)
P.O. Box 9532, Allen, TX 75013
Report fraud: Call 1-888-397-3742 or write to address above.
Order credit report: 1-888-397-3742
P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92834
Report fraud: Call 1-800-680-7289 or write to address above.
Order credit report: 1-800-888-4213