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Why Privacy Matters 

Identity Theft

  • fraud.org – resources that can help you spot a scam, file a complaint and learn about scams.
  • ID Theft & Account Fraud – Prevention & Cleanup” – a helpful resource provided by Consumer Action offered in numerous languages.
  • The Federal Trade Commission's IdentityTheft.gov – the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims, featuring  streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process
  • AARP Fraud Watch Network – alerts, quizzes and other resources to help you be security- and privacy-savvy, share your story and receive assistance and take action to fight fraud
  • The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email or any social media tools; it offers resources on how to report phishing.

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