Identity Theft & Fraud
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From the Desk of Desk of Thomas Duffy, Chair MS-ISAC
Privacy & Identity
"Your personal information is a valuable commodity. It’s not only the key to your financial identity, but also to your online identity. Knowing how to protect your information — and your identity — is a must in the 21st century. Here are some tips to doing it effectively."
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud.
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FDIC Consumer News
"FDIC Consumer News provides practical guidance on how to become a smarter, safer user of financial services. Each issue offers helpful hints, quick tips, and common-sense strategies to protect and stretch your hard-earned dollars."
Ask the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about:
Money transfers remittances overseas remittance transfers international wire money send money abroad ACH Automated Clearing House (ACH) Automated Clearing House network credit union electronic payments Mortgages housing counseling lender reverse mortgage housing counselor GFE Good Faith Estimate servicer closing settlement broker insurance foreclosure
Other categories: Student loans Auto loans Bank accounts and services Credit reports and scores Prepaid cards Credit cards Debt collection Payday loans Money basics
Especially for Service members Students Older Americans Parents
The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and
National Cyber Security
"WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service
wrapped up the 2015 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams today with a
warning to taxpayers about aggressive telephone scams continuing
coast-to-coast during the early weeks of this year's filing
The Internal Revenue Service has issued several recent consumer warnings on the fraudulent use of the IRS name or logo by scamsters trying to gain access to consumers’ financial information in order to steal their identity and assets.
When identity theft takes place over the Internet, it is called phishing