Other Web Resources for Identity Theft

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The report Identify Theft: A Research Review, upon which NIJ's Identity Theft Web pages are based, reviewed more than 160 literature sources, ranging from traditional journal articles through Web sites and presentations. Read the complete bibliography. pdf

Also reviewed were data sources such as the Federal Trade Commission Consumer Sentinel Network, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (a joint effort of the National White Collar Crime Center and the Federal Bureau of Investigation), and survey or study data from various research sources. Details are provided at Descriptions of Identity Theft Data Sources. pdf

Web Sites

In the Spotlight: Identity Theft. The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) sponsors this topical resource on identity theft, covering statistics, legislation, publications, programs, training and technical assistance, and grants and funding. See also NCJRS' extensive bibliography on Identity Theft.

Identity Theft, 2004. The Bureau of Justice Statistics recently added identity theft to its National Crime Victimization Survey. Its report based on 2004 data was released in April 2006.

Identity Theft and Fraud. The Department of Justice's main resource for consumers, sponsored by the Fraud Section of the agency's Criminal Division.

Expanding Services to Reach Victims of Identity Theft and Financial Fraud. Sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime, this Web-only publication summarizes identity theft resources for victims and provides many useful links.

IACP Identity Theft Web Site. Sponsored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Bank of America, this website helps "consumers and law enforcement combat identity crime."

Date Modified: October 26, 2010