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Taking Action

Many federal departments and agencies, private businesses, and universities are trying to create a culture of security.  Below are links to a sample of federal government resources on identity theft.

Congressional Testimony

FTC Testifies on Government Agencies’ Collection and Use of Personal Information and Identity Theft
The Federal Trade Commission today told the Ohio Privacy and Public Records Access Study Committee in Columbus, Ohio that public agencies can “play a key role in reducing the incidence and impact of identity theft.”

US Department of Justice

Federal Trade Commission

Department of the Treasury

Department of Health and Human Services

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Office of Thrift Supervision

Securities and Exchange Commission

Social Security Administration

Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

Secret Service (USSS)

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