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== Agency Information ==
 
== Agency Information ==
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'''Name:''' Identity Theft
 
'''Name:''' Identity Theft
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'''Purpose:''' The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, collects complaints about companies, business practices, identity theft, and episodes of violence in the media. Your complaints can help us detect patterns of wrong-doing, and lead to investigations and prosecutions. The FTC enters all complaints it receives into Consumer Sentinel, a secure online database that is used by thousands of civil and criminal law enforcement authorities worldwide. The FTC does not resolve individual consumer complaints.
 
'''Purpose:''' The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, collects complaints about companies, business practices, identity theft, and episodes of violence in the media. Your complaints can help us detect patterns of wrong-doing, and lead to investigations and prosecutions. The FTC enters all complaints it receives into Consumer Sentinel, a secure online database that is used by thousands of civil and criminal law enforcement authorities worldwide. The FTC does not resolve individual consumer complaints.
  
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'''Please note that this site may not be running in the event of a government shut down.-In this case you may visit:'''https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/identity-theft
  
 
== Additional Information ==
 
== Additional Information ==
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ZIP: 20580
 
ZIP: 20580
  
Phone: 1-877-438-4338
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Phone: 202-326-2222
 
 
Phone 2: TTY 1-866-653-4261
 
  
 
Website: https://www.identitytheft.gov/
 
Website: https://www.identitytheft.gov/
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Updated Jan 2019

Revision as of 14:17, 8 January 2019

Agency Information

Name: Identity Theft

Category: Government

Purpose: The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, collects complaints about companies, business practices, identity theft, and episodes of violence in the media. Your complaints can help us detect patterns of wrong-doing, and lead to investigations and prosecutions. The FTC enters all complaints it receives into Consumer Sentinel, a secure online database that is used by thousands of civil and criminal law enforcement authorities worldwide. The FTC does not resolve individual consumer complaints.

Please note that this site may not be running in the event of a government shut down.-In this case you may visit:https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/identity-theft

Additional Information

Address: 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

City: Washington, DC

ZIP: 20580

Phone: 202-326-2222

Website: https://www.identitytheft.gov/

Other: To file a complaint with the FTC, go to this web page: https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/FTC_Wizard.aspx?Lang=en


Updated Jan 2019