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  • How do I report internet crime?
    See the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) site and the Report a Crime section of the U.S. Depart... Read More
    Last Updated: November 15, 2018

  • I am a victim of identity theft. What can I do?
    The Federal Trade Commission's IdentityTheft.gov website provides a comprehensive collection of reso... Read More
    Last Updated: December 12, 2018

  • 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: September 4, 2019

  • 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: March 19, 2019

  • 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?
    If you have received a possible phishing email, alert the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) using the F... Read More
    Last Updated: June 5, 2019

  • 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

September 4, 2019