Social Security Administration
IF you suspect someone is using your Social Security number to obtain employment, contact the Social Security Administration’s fraud hotline at 1-800-269-0271. Order a copy of your Personal Earnings and Benefit Estimate Statement (PEBES) to check the accuracy of your work history on file with the Social Security Administration. You can obtain a PEBES application at your local Social Security office or online HERE.
The IRS established the Identity Protection Unit to assist taxpayers in resolving identity theft issues. Victims can call 1-800-908-4490 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additional information is available HERE.
Federal Trade Commission
THIS website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect and defend against identity theft.
Attorney General Of Texas
The Office of the Attorney General provides useful information related to identity theft. A step-by-step resource guide is available HERE.
Internet Crime Complainant Center
Internet Crime Complainant Center (IC3) is an alliance between the National White Collar Crime Center and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It provides a central point to report Internet-based crime. Find it HERE.
Little Black Book of Scams
THIS booklet describes the many types of frauds and Internet scams that suspects use to target citizens and steal their money. It was originally developed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and reproduced by the Canadian Competition Bureau.
U.S. Postal Inspection Service
If you suspect that your mail has been stolen or diverted with a false change-of-address request, contact your local postal inspector by calling 800-275-8777 or online HERE.