Resources for ID theft victims
The Federal Trade Commission website, IdentityTheft.gov, is a free resource that makes it easier for victims to report and recover from identity theft. The website provides an interactive checklist that walks people through the recovery process and helps them understand which recovery steps should be taken upon learning their identity has been stolen. It also provides sample letters, specialized tips for specific forms of identity theft, and advice for people who have been notified that their personal information was exposed in a data breach. A Spanish version of the site is also available.