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IdentityTheft.gov: Your One-Stop Resource to Help People Recover from Identity Theft

Title: IdentityTheft.gov: Your One-Stop Resource to Help People Recover from Identity Theft

Speaker: 

  • Carol Kando-Pineda, Federal Trade Commission (Counsel and Project Manager for outreach through public libraries)

Description:

    Learn more about IdentityTheft.gov, the Federal Government’s free, one-stop resource to help people fix problems caused by identity theft. It’s now easier for victims of identity theft to report it and recover from it. The site allows patrons to get a personal recovery plan that walks them through each step; update their personal plan and track their progress; and print pre-filled letters & forms to send to credit bureaus, businesses, and debt collectors. And, the entire site is available in Spanish at RobodeIdentidad.gov. Find out what to steps to take if you suspect identity theft (whether it’s related to credit accounts, tax returns, minor children, or medical records) and how to spot imposter scams, a prevalent and evolving fraud that can lead to identity theft.

Duration: 59 minutes

Date Recorded: 11/29/2018

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