U.S. Federal Trade Commission

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides a wealth of information on their Identity Theft website. Learn how to recognize identity theft, steps to address it, and more.

  • Understand the warning signs of identity theft so you can detect it early.
  • Get step-by-step instructions on what to do if you’ve received a data breach notice or if your personal information has been stolen.
  • Find out how to handle a variety of identity theft situations, from tax-related, medical, and child identity theft.
  • Get an overview of your rights when recovering from identity theft.
  • Access sample dispute letters to credit cards, credit bureaus, and more.

Click here to visit the FTC Identity Theft website.

Get Tips from the FTC on Recovering from Identity Theft