- Idaho Coalition Against Identity Theft Resource and Referral Guide
- Identity Theft in Idaho
- Types of Identity Theft
- Tools for Assisting Identity Theft Victims Presentation
- Identity Theft Card
- Identity Theft Victim's Complaint and Affidavit
- Remedying the Effects of Identity Theft
- Idaho Identity Theft Manual
- Take Charge: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft
- Avoiding Credit and Charge Card Fraud
- What is Identity Theft?
- Have You Ever Wondered about Identity Theft?
- Privacy and Identity: What To Do If You're A Victim of Identity Theft
Take Charge: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft
In the course of a busy day, you may write a check at the grocery store, charge tickets to a ball game, rent a car, mail your tax returns, change service providers for your cell phone, or apply for a credit card. Chances are you don’t give these everyday transactions a second thought. But an identity thief does.
Identity theft is a serious crime. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years – and thousands of dollars – cleaning up the mess the thieves have made of a good name and credit record. In the meantime, victims of identity theft may lose job opportunities, be refused loans for education, housing, or cars, and even get arrested for crimes they didn’t commit. Humiliation, anger, and frustration are among the feelings victims experience as they navigate the process of rescuing their identity...