Identity Theft Resources


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It's a jungle out there!


  • Federal Trade Commission: Deter, Detect, Defend, Avoid Identity Theft – This is a one-stop shop for everything you need to know about identity theft

  • Opt Out Prescreen – We can lead you to one easy step for preventing identity theft. Go to this website and opt out of receiving pre-approved credit and insurance offers in the mail. 

  • Complaint Form – Uh oh. Identity theft has happened to you. File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission using this complaint form.

  • Credit, ATM and Debit Cards: What to do if They're Lost or Stolen –  Feel like you need more information about fraudulent credit and debit card charges? Check out this information straight from the Federal Trade Commission. Yep, they know their stuff.

  • Identity Guard - This website provides awesome services to help protect you from having your personal information stolen!

  • Better Business Bureau - Don’t get hooked by a scam! Rely on BBB to stay up to date on the latest scams targeting southern Arizonans. Your BBB is a trusted resource to help you make smart buying and donating decisions where you can read verified customer reviews, review a company’s complaint detail, and see important licensing information all at


  • Grand Scam Challenge – Need some practice recognizing identity theft? Test your knowledge with one of these three online games!

  • OnGuard Online - Play a game, watch a video, learn about identity theft. The possibilities are endless!

  • Money Talks: Should I Be Listening? – Take the Identity Theft Risk Quiz to determine how high your risk of being a victim is.