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Identity Theft

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The following resources are a sample of available topical materials released in recent years. See the Publications List on our site for additional resources.

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Annual Reports
Internet Crime Complaint Center, Annual

Identity Theft
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Ongoing Series

Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft
Internal Revenue Service, October 2021

Identity Theft and Your Social Security Number
Social Security Administration, July 2021

Victims of Identity Theft, 2018
Bureau of Justice Statistics, April 2021

Preventing Identity Theft: Perspectives on Technological Solutions from Industry Insiders
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2021

VictimConnect 2020 Annual Report
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2021

Identity Theft: A Recovery Plan (also in Spanish)
Federal Trade Commission, October 2020

Recover Me if You Can: Assessing Services to Victims of Identity Theft
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2020

Exploring Identity-Based Crime Victimizations: Assessing Threats and Victim Services Among a Sample of Professionals
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, January 2020

2020 NITVAN Identity Theft Coalition Building Toolkit
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2020

The Role of Victim Services for Individuals Who Have Experienced Serious Identity-Based Crime
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2020

Identity Theft: Military Personnel & Families – What to know, What to do
Federal Trade Commission, October 2019

Medical Identity Theft: What to know, What to do (also in Spanish)
Federal Trade Commission, August 2019

What We Know About Identity Theft and Fraud Victims From Research- and Practice-Based Evidence
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, August 2019

Research Brief: Identity Theft and Fraud
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, March 2019

Additional Resources

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Date Modified: January 18, 2022
Date Created: August 13, 2020