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Looking for even more in-depth information about identity theft and how to safeguard yourself? We've compiled a useful list of unaffiliated third party websites to help keep you well-informed... and well-protected.

Public Records - Government

Free Government Public Record Sites
Quickly access links to free government sources for civil and criminal records, vital records, real estate records and more.

Identity Theft - Government

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).

United States Secret Service Financial Crimes Division
The Secret Service investigates crimes associated with financial institutions. Today, this jurisdiction includes bank fraud, access device fraud involving credit and debit cards, telecommunications and computer crimes, fraudulent identification, fraudulent government and commercial securities, and electronic funds transfer fraud.

FBI Information Technology Page

Identity Theft - Non Profit Links

Identity Theft Resource Center
Identity Theft Resource Center is a national nonprofit organization that focuses exclusively on identity theft. ITRC was founded in December 1999 by Linda and Jay Foley. While its national office is based in San Diego, CA, ITRC has representatives working with its program throughout the United States.

Anti-Phishing Work Group
The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming and email spoofing of all types.

National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Since 1985, they have worked with more than 10,000 grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims.

The National White Collar Crime Center
The mission of NW3C is to provide a nationwide support system for agencies involved in the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of economic and high-tech crimes and to support and partner with other appropriate entities in addressing homeland security initiatives, as they relate to economic and high-tech crimes.

Credit Links

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
With over 100 member agencies and more than 900 local offices throughout the country, the NFCC is the national voice for its members, which are nonprofit, mission driven, community-based agencies

Financial Literacy Links

National Endowment for Financial Education
The National Endowment for Financial EducationŽ (NEFEŽ) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) foundation dedicated to helping all Americans acquire the information and gain the skills necessary to take control of their personal finances.