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IDENTITY THEFT INFORMATION

Consumers

*Identity Theft Intake Form*

**Scam Report Form** New!

***Minimizing the Effects of a Security Breach***

Brochures
    • Taking Advantage of the Protected Consumer Freeze
    • Consumer Alert: Special Edition-ID Theft (PDF)
    • ID Theft: What to Do if it Happens to You (PDF)
    • Taking Charge: What to Do if Your Identity is Stolen (PDF)
    • How to Place, Thaw or Lift a Security Freeze (PDF)
    • Identity Theft: Credit Monitoring (PDF)
    • Minimize the Effects of ID Theft (PDF)
    • Security Freeze (PDF)
    • ID Theft Protection (PDF)
    • ID Theft Flyer (PDF)
Sample Letters
Scam Alerts/Information
    • "Credit Alert" Phishing E-mails (PDF)
    • ID Theft: Income Tax Fraud (PDF)
    • Don't Get Hooked By Phishing Scams (PDF)
    • Nigerian E-mail Scam (PDF)
Videos
    • ID Theft: Why it Should Matter to You! (YouTube) NEW!
    • Worried about Identity Theft? (YouTube) NEW!
    • Webinar: Minimizing the Effects of a Security Breach (YouTube)
    • What to Do if ID Theft Happens to You (YouTube)
Reports
    • 2011 Security Breach Notice Report (PDF)

 

Businesses

Presentations
  • Identity Theft & Data Security (PDF)
  • South Carolina's New Privacy Law (PDF)
  • Responding to Data Security Breaches (PDF)
  • Incident Response Security Breaches (PDF)
Handouts
    • SCDCA- Identity Theft & The Law (PDF)
    • FTC Safeguards Rule (PDF)
    • FTC Information Compromise (PDF)
Other Important Information