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Easy-to-print ID theft fact sheets for your trainings

Published: Thursday, July 23, 2015

Consumer Action's outreach and training staff has developed some handouts to help you convey information about various forms of ID theft to your clients and workshop participants. They are free and can be downloaded and printed in the quantities that you need.

These ID theft guides present a lot of information in a little package! You can download the fact sheets as PDFs and reproduce them freely for your community outreach and education efforts. Or, just link to them online!

  • Data Breaches: What should you do when you learn that your personal information on file with a company, nonprofit organization or government agency has been compromised? 
  • Theft of a Deceased Person's Identity: Everyone—including the dead—is vulnerable to having their identity cloned or stolen. Here are tips and advice for ensuring postmortem ID theft doesn't happen to your loved ones, and steps you can take if it does.
  • Child ID Theft: Adults aren't the only ones who can have their identity stolen. Here are tips and advice to help you ensure your child doesn't fall victim to this crime, and how to address ID theft if it's already affected your child.
  • Medical ID Theft: Medical ID theft can have serious consequences: misdiagnosis, mistreatment, incorrect prescriptions, insurance hassles and more. This fact sheet can help you recognize the signs and take steps to protect yourself and your family.
  • Criminal ID Theft: Every day, innocent Americans have their identities stolen by identity thieves who then use the identity of the innocent victim during the commission of other crimes. Take steps to protect your personal information.
  • Taxpayer ID Theft and Refund Fraud: Taxpayer ID theft and refund fraud occurs when someone uses your Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund—and it has become much more common. Learn what precautions you can take, or what to do if it happens to you.



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