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Partners and Supporters

The Council of Better Business Bureaus

As the leader in advancing marketplace trust, the Better Business Bureau is an unbiased non-profit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Every year, more than 65 million consumers rely on BBB Reliability Reports® and BBB Wise Giving Reports® to help them find trustworthy businesses and charities across North America. Visit www.bbb.org/us for more information.

The Identity Theft Resource Center

The Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC) is a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft in resolving their cases, and to broaden public education and awareness in the understanding of identity theft. Visit www.idtheftcenter.org. Victims may contact the ITRC at 888-400-5530.

Elder Financial Protection Network (EFPN)

Celebrating its 13th Anniversary, EFPN is one six organizations nationwide to receive the FDIC Chairman's Award for Innovation in Financial Education. EFPN is a non-profit organization headquartered in San Francisco that creates unique collaborative partnerships with financial institutions, social service providers, law enforcement agencies, professional and trade associations, non-profit organizations, and legal professionals to combat the financial abuse of elders and dependent adults throughout California and beyond. For more information, call EFPN at 415-956-5556 or visit www.bewiseonline.org.

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA)

OTA's mission is to create and promote business practices and technologies to enhance online trust and the vitality of ecommerce and online services. Formed in 2004 to counter email deception and online abuse, today OTA is a global non-profit organization representing the Internet ecosystem supporting user choice and controls, protection of critical infrastructure, privacy and data governance, promoting marketing best practices, balanced legislation and self-governance.

Open and collaborative, relationships with business, industry, govt and non-governmental agencies are key pillars to helping address online threats. OTA is a member and or partners with leading organizations including the Anti-Phishing Working Group, (APWG), Direct Marketing Association (DMA), Email Experience Council, (eec), Email Service Provider Coalition (ESPC), eco, The German Internet Association, Digital PhishNet, InfraGard, Singapore Direct Marketing Association, US Chamber of Commerce and the London Action Plan (LAP). www.otalliance.org.

The Independent Community Bankers of America

The Independent Community Bankers of America, the nation's voice for community banks, represents nearly 5,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types throughout the United States and is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and the communities and customers we serve. With nearly 5,000 members, representing more than 20,000 locations nationwide and employing nearly 300,000 Americans, ICBA members hold $1 trillion in assets, $800 billion in deposits, and $700 billion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community. www.icba.org

ITAC

ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center (www.identitytheftassistance.org), is the national advocate for identity theft victims and a leading voice on identity policy. Millions of consumers have access to the ITAC victim assistance service through our members – the financial services companies who support ITAC and offer it as a free service for their customers. ITAC is dedicated to protecting all consumers through education, research and the criminal prosecution of identity crime. Through our partnership with Intersections Inc, ITAC's world-class victim assistance and identity management service is available to everyone through ITAC Sentinel® (www.itacsentinel.com).

Are you a victim?

If you're a victim of identity theft, you can get help now, at no cost, by calling the ITRC Victim Support Hotline at 1-888-400-5530 to speak to a live counselor.

About The Council

The Identity Theft Council is a great example of how a community can come together, to work together, to help each other. Learn more about how we got started.

Operation Stop IT!

On September 7th 2017 we launched Operation Stop IT!, a national identity theft campaign in partnership with the nation's police chiefs. Learn More

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