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Q&A

  • How do I report Internet crime?
    Information about how to report Internet crime can be found on the Action Center: Report a Crime sec... Read More
    Last Updated: April 27, 2012

  • I am a victim of identity theft. What can I do?
    Please visit the Crime Victimization: Fraud and Identity Theft section of the Office for Victims of ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 17, 2014

  • How can I protect myself from identity theft?
    See the How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure section of the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC)... Read More
    Last Updated: February 24, 2014

  • What is the REAL ID Act?
    REAL ID is a nationwide effort intended to prevent terrorism, reduce fraud, and improve the reliabil... Read More
    Last Updated: April 1, 2011

  • Are there publications on phishing scams available on the NCJRS site?
    Publications on phishing scams can be found in the Publications: Phishing section of the NCJRS Spotl... Read More
    Last Updated: June 21, 2013

  • Is there an agency to which I can report a suspected phishing email?
    We strongly suggest that you do not respond to any suspious emails you recieve. If you have received... Read More
    Last Updated: November 22, 2011

  • Is there a truly free method of obtaining my credit reports? Some companies advertise "free" credit reports, however these services come with fees or the purchase of other services.
    The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies - ... Read More
    Last Updated: November 23, 2011

February 24, 2014