Identity theft is a crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involved fraud or deception, typically for economic gain. The following are resources on how to keep your personal information secure and steps to take if you are a victim of identity theft.
Tips on how to keep your information secure
Tips on repairing identity theft
US Department of Justice identity theft information
Computer security tips
Identity Theft Protection Guide from ConsumerAffairs.com
Report Phishing and Online Scams
Federal Trade Commission Complaint Assistant