Complete Description:Identity theft is a federal crime. It occurs when one person's identification (which can include name, social security number, or any account number) is used for unlawful activities. This booklet provides key information to help you understand what identity theft is, how it happens, how to protect yourself, and what steps to take if your identity is stolen.
Funding Agency: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Type: Article; Brochure;
Language: English
Audience: Individual, Teacher