Resources to learn more

We close this topic with a list of helpful Web sites for further information and assistance to protect yourself financially.

Federal Trade Commission
Agency dedicated to preventing consumer fraud or call toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)
Web site sponsored by the American Bankers Association and the U.S. Postal Service
Web site dedicated to protecting consumers from scams

United States Department of Justice
Government site with a focus on the Internet and telemarketing

FDIC — Don’t Be an Online Victim
Tips from the governmental agency that regulates U.S. banking

National Consumer’s League Fraud Center
Information and tips for avoiding fraud

Anti-Phishing Working Group
A global law enforcement association focused on eliminating fraud and identity theft

Comptroller of the Currency —  Consumer Protection News
Federal agency dedicated to a safe banking system

Social Security Online — Identity Theft Fact Sheet
Helpful links assembled by the Social Security Administration

Fight Identity Theft
Site for raising risk awareness and presenting steps consumers can take to protect themselves

U.S. Postal Service Inspection — Identity Theft
Collection of helpful tips and links

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