Other Resources For Protecting Your Privacy
Federal Trade Commission
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has a wealth of information on preventing ID theft. If you've been a victim of identity theft, you can file a complaint with the FTC. Call the toll-free number or visit the Web site listed below for more information.
|Identity Theft Clearinghouse Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20580||FTC Identity Theft Hotline: 1-877-IDTHEFT (1-877-438-4338)||Federal government's central site on identity theft: www.consumer.gov/idtheft|
The FTC has a comprehensive booklet on minimizing ID theft entitled "Id Theft: When Bad Things Happen To Your Good Name". This online document has a wealth of information and links about maintaining privacy and avoiding identity theft. You can also download a PDF version at this same site.
Social Security Services
If you believe someone is using your Social Security number, report it to the Social Security Administration Fraud Hotline at 1-800-269-0271. You can also visit your local Social Security office or the agency's Web site.
United States Post Office
If someone has taken your identity by stealing your mail, report it to your local postal inspector. Contact your local post office or check the Postal Service Web site.
Department of Motor Vehicles
If your driver's license is missing, contact your local department of motor vehicles.
|North Carolina DMV||NCDOT
Division Of Motor Vehicles
1100 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27697