What To Do If you are a Victim of Identity Theft

Authored By: U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Inspector General

If you suspect that your personal information has been misused to commit fraud or theft, act immediately, and keep a detailed record of your conversations and correspondence. Your first three steps that should be taken immediately are listed here, as well as other follow-up procedures. Helpful forms can be found in the forms folder.


Last Review and Update: Nov 28, 2005