Monthly Archive

February 2013

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 18 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft!

How to Clear PII from a Mobile Device Are you considering selling your old laptop or smartphone? As some of us may be aware, deleting files or data from these mobile devices is not enough. The truth ... read more..


Awards & Commendations

Identity Theft Resource Center® Over the past 10 years, the ITRC has been the proud recipient of many numerous awards - from local business awards to Congressional honors and recognition. ITRC was p... read more..


ITRC Annual Report

The ITRC's Annual Report is a comprehensive look at the mission and operations of the ITRC. This... read more..


Identifying Information on the Internet

Install all recommended software and/or hardware to protect your information. To be protected against cyber criminals, you need current anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-malware, and firewall programs. ... read more..


Clearing a Fraudulent New Account

Financial identity theft may be discovered when the victim is notified by a company to verify if an application, which has been submitted, is an authorized application. The following steps are recomme... read more..


Top 13 Things Every Taxpayer Should Know about Identity Theft

Top 13 Things Every Taxpayer Should Know about Identity Theft The following information has been provided to the ITRC by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Identity Protection.   The IRS/IT... read more..


Contact Us

General Contact: Identity Theft Resource Center3625 Ruffin Road, #204San Diego, CA  92123 Phone: (888) 400-5530Mon-Fri 7:00am - 5:00pm Pacific TimeEmail: Victim/Consumer: W... read more..


Legal Notice

Legal Notice The following notices apply to all pages and documents provided by the Identity Theft Resource Center, both on our website, and any email and/or documents provided in our daily work with... read more..


Privacy Policy

  IDENTITY THEFT RESOURCE CENTER PRIVACY POLICY In accordance with state and federal laws the following is the privacy policy for the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC): Your privacy is import... read more..


State Resources

For the full ITRC State Resource Map, click here. The following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific identity theft situations and/or help you clear any state-spe... read more..


Law Enforcement

LAW ENFORCEMENT ITRC has worked with law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for over a decade.  We recognize that in dealing with identity theft, many LEAs are limited by budget, staffing, and case priority... read more..


You Really Helped Me Breathe Easier

Wilma,Thank you again for all your help today. I was very confused and upset about all this, and you really helped me both breathe easier and understand the steps I need to take. I just wish I'd spoke... read more..


I cannot tell you how much I have learned from you...

Dear Kat,I cannot tell you how much I have learned from you and from the wealth of resources that I read on ITRC website and most importantly, from you directly. My 88-year old Dad was brutally murder... read more..



ITRC Victim Testimonials The ITRC has helped thousands of victims, all for FREE, thanks to our Sponsors and Partners, but we do appreciate hearing from you. Here are just a few messages from those we... read more..



  Today, thieves are coming up with more and more devious ways to try and trick you into giving... read more..


Identity Theft Protection Tips

Identity theft is a crime in which an impostor obtains key pieces of personal identifying information (PII) such as Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers and uses them for their own per... read more..


Consumer Resources

Identity theft is a crime in which the imposter obtains key pieces of information, such as a Social Security or driver's license number.  The crime occurs when the thief uses this "personal identifyin... read more..


Victim Resources

Identity theft can be a difficult crime for a victim. Your life has been altered. You are faced with tasks that may be confusing and situations you don’t know how to handle. All too quickly, you will ... read more..

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