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Looking for documents? Our Forms and Documents section will take you to our online library where you'll find a copy of an identity theft affidavit as well as form letters to place credit freezes and and alerts, respond to creditors and debt collectors etc.

For Consumers - The Identity Theft Council Education Web Site
This is an excellent education resource on identity theft, created by the founder of the Identity Theft Council. It includes dozens of up-to-date articles and tutorials on how to prevent identity theft and how to respond if you’re a victim.

For Small Business Owners - Think Security First!
Also created by the founder of the identity Theft Council, Think Security First! is a free education campaign focused on teaching  small business owners and their employees how to avoid cybercrime and identity theft, guard their data, and protect their customers.

Free security awareness training from the Center for Information Security Awareness and InfraGard. This site offers the best online course on security awareness in the workplace, and is free of charge to individuals and small businesses. You can even earn a Certificate in Information Security Awareness in the Workplace.

ITAC - Financial services companies fund ITAC to help victims of identity theft, provide consumers with tools and information to detect and prevent fraud and identity theft, and to partner with law enforcement—including the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Postal Inspection Service—in investigating and prosecuting fraud and identity theft.

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.

Introducing Foster Warriors

Foster Warriors is a nationwide effort by the Council to help foster youth pursue studies and careers in cybersecurity. Learn More

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A Victim's Story

There are millions of victims of identity theft in the U.S., with another million being added every 30 days. Hear how one couple's bad luck turned into a three year identity theft nightmare.

News and Events

Check out the first episodes of our upcoming documentary In The Company of Thieves and learn about identity theft from some of the most experienced identity thieves in the business.


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