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ID theft: When bad things happen to your good name

United States

ID theft: When bad things happen to your good name

hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information of the Committee ... Act (P.L. 105-318), March 7, 2000 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Published by [U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, distributor] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10113136M
ISBN 10016064772X
ISBN 109780160647727

entitled "ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen To Your Good Name" and published an article on identity theft in the Summer issue of FDIC Consumer News. The Appendix provides a complete listing of FDIC publications relating to these topics and instructions on File Size: KB. While identity theft can happen to anyone, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk. If you think someone is using your personal information to open accounts, file taxes, or make purchases, visit to report and recover from identity theft. Looking for identity theft resources to share in your community?

record and good name. One of these resources is the FTC's tremendously successful consumer education booklet, Identity Theft: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name. The page booklet, now in its fourth edition, comprehensively covers a range of topics, including the first steps toFile Size: KB. Consumers can download a consumer education book, “Identity Theft: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name” in English or Spanish.

Her research involves understanding the scale and scope of ID theft the fastest growing crime in Canada and a phenomenon that is referred to as the 'crime of the century'. Head, recently appointed associate dean, academic, for the Science in the City lecture Identity theft: when bad things happen to your good name. The FTC unveiled a new tool today to assist victims of identity theft restore their good names. The ID Theft Affidavit provides a model form that can be used to report information to many companies, simplifying the process of alerting companies where a new account was opened in the victim's name. Previously, victims of identity theft often had to fill out a separate reporting form for each.


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The ID Theft Affidavit: The FTC, in conjunction with banks, credit grantors and consumer advocates, developed the ID Theft Affidavit to help you close unauthorized accounts and get rid of debts wrongfully attributed to your name. If you don’t have a police report or any paperwork from creditors, send the completed and notarized ID Theft Affidavit to the three major credit : Union Bank.

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Government via print publications. In broadening the public understanding of government and its work. Get this from a library. ID theft: when bad things happen to your good name. [United States. Federal Trade Commission.;]. They establish phone or wireless service in your name.

They open a bank account in your name and write bad checks on that account. They file for bankruptcy under your name to avoid paying debts they've incurred under your name, or to avoid eviction.

They counterfeit checks or debit cards, and drain your bank account. In addition, the FTC, in conjunction with banks, credit grantors and consumer advocates, has developed the ID Theft Affidavit to help victims of ID theft restore their good names.

The ID Theft Affidavit, a form that can be used to report information to many organizations, simplifies the process of disputing charges with companies where a new account was opened in your name.

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Government Publishing Office. U.S. Congress Senate Committee on Judiciary. ID THEFT: WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO YOUR GOOD NAME.

Date(s) Held: ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name Federal Trade Commission ID-Theft. Identity Theft Federal Reserve Bank of Boston For more information about the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, call toll-freeor visit our Web site at “Take Charge: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft”, June “When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name,” November Identity Theft in Arizona is a What information can be used in an Identity Theft.

Any personal information: 3 Identity Theft: What is it. Identity Theft is the fraudulent use of another person’s. ID Theft - When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name 1.

FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation This booklet reprinted with permission by the Federal Trade Commission. LISTEN TO THESE CONSUMERS Someone used my Social Security number to get credit in my name. This has caused a lot of problems.

Hrg. Id Theft: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good NameThe United States Government Printing Office (GPO) was created in Juneand is an agency of the U.S. federal government based in Washington D.C. The office prints documents produced by and for the federal government, including Congress, the Supreme CBrand: Bibliogov.

Request their booklet titled When Bad Things Happen To Your Good Name. This book contains the needed ID Theft Affidavit. Be sure to read this book, there may be other relevant organizations you will need to contact in connection to your identity theft case.

Contacting Creditors and Collection Agencies:Author: Pammila Allen. count in your name. Identity theft is a serious crime. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years – and thou-sands of dollars – cleaning up the mess the thieves have made of their good name and credit record.

In the meantime, victims may lose job opportunities, be refused loans for education, housing, cars, or even be arrested for crimes.

Additionally, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission publishes an electronic book titled, "When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name,". Information from the Web sites of the BBB and FTC. Back to Consumer Publications.

Return to Protecting Consumers Main Page. Free Identity Theft Resources Free booklets — in English and Spanish — can help people in your community protect their identity and recover if an identity thief strikes.

Presentation Use this PowerPoint to show how makes it easier to report and recover from identity theft. Video. The Middletown Police Department will document any incident of identity theft from a complaint. Once the complaint report is taken, the victim will be provided with the Federal Trade Commission’s victim guide book called, “ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen To Your Good Name.”.

The FTC publication, "ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name," points out that skilled identity thieves have proven adept over the last several years. It explains how they use low- and high-tech methods to gain access to personal data like social.

How does identity theft occur. Identity thieves can steal your personal • Open bank accounts in your name and write bad checks. • Forge checks to wipe out your “ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name”, which was published in September of File Size: KB.

copy of their brochure "Identity Crime: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name." This brochure contains sample dispute letters to help get you started as well as more information on resolving credit problems. The brochure is also available through the Federal Trade Commission website at File Size: KB.

The following paragraph from the FTC’s pamphlet “When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name” describes the headaches for identity theft victims trying to restore their credit. Unlike victims of other crimes, who generally are treated with respect and sympathy, identity theft victims often find themselves having to prove that they’re victims, too—not deadbeats trying to get out of paying bad debts.Ask for a free copy of ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen In Your Good Name, a guide that will help you recover from your theft and guard against future thefts.

Document the names and phone numbers of everyone you speak to regarding the incident. Follow up your phone calls with letters, and keep copies of all conversations.Filing a complaint also helps us learn more about identity theft and the problems victims are having so that we can better assist you.

For more in-depth information on recovering from identity theft and help with specific problems, read ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name.

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