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Death Reported in Error

You are here: KB Home Financial Identity Theft Death Reported in Error < BackITRC Solution 29 Many people find out that they are victims of identity theft when they try to open a new line of credit. This can be a shock. This sense of shock can be even more overwhelming when you are told […]


Identity Theft Red Flags

The ITRC recognizes that no one is immune to identity theft.  However, there are some best practices that consumers can employ to help minimize their risk of becoming a victim.  One of those practices is to be aware and watch for any “red flags”.  Don’t ignore these red flags or put off investigating potential red […]


Document Catalog

This catalogue contains a list of the most popular documents the ITRC has to offer.  This catalogue contains numerical lists of the most popular documents the ITRC has to offer, Fact Sheets (in-depth articles), Solutions (brief articles), and Letter Forms (forms for victims and consumers to use). Fact Sheets Solutions Letter Forms Miscellaneous Identity Theft […]


World Password Day 2017

#LayerUp Your Login: The Global Fight Against 123456…. When you’re doing battle against scammers, hackers, identity thieves, and cybercriminals, it’s important to use every resource at your disposal. Unfortunately, there’s a key player in the war on privacy, an ally that far too many people don’t realize they have: your password. Back in the olden […]


State of Vermont

You are here: KB Home Identity Theft State of Vermont < BackThe following state government agencies can provide information about any state-specific identity theft situation and/or help you with any state-specific fraud. Agency Reasons to Contact Contact Information Vermont Attorney General / University of Vermont State credit/security freeze information Phone: (802) 656-3183 VT Secretary […]


I Received a Breach Notification Letter: What Do I Do Now?

You are here: KB Home Identity Theft I Received a Breach Notification Letter: What Do I Do Now? < BackITRC Fact Sheet 129 It can be unnerving to be told that your information has been compromised in a breach. There are some steps you should take upon receiving a breach notification letter. Please note: Neither […]


More Complex Cases: A supplement to ITRC Fact Sheet 100

You are here: KB Home Financial Identity Theft More Complex Cases: A supplement to ITRC Fact Sheet 100 < BackITRC Fact Sheet 100A In addition to financial identity theft, there is also: criminal, governmental, medical and identity theft. Depending on the severity and complexity of your case there may be varying of difficulty in clearing […]


Obituary Scam

When the caller knows a lot about you and your departed loved one, think about where the information might have come from. Who Is It Targeting: Anyone who’s recently lost a family member What Is It: A phishing scam that relies on publicly available information What Are They After: A recently widowed Kentucky resident has a harrowing, twisted […]


Your Family Tree Might Turn Over an Identity Theft Leaf

There isn’t time in the day to list all the ways that the internet has changed our lives for the better, but one very specific group of users finds it invaluable for their work: genealogists. Whether mapping out a family tree as a hobby or handling the work of ancestry professionally, genealogists rely on the […]


Top Scams of the Week for August 10th 2015

Each week, the Identity Theft Resource Center works with some of the top industry experts to provide consumers with updates about threats to their personal data. Scam Detectorleads the way by publishing a top ten list of scams, fraud attempts, and other threats each week, ones that are either new or gaining in popularity. Take a […]