This site provides a wide range of basic information about identity fraud.
Federal Trade Commission
This is the main U.S. government site for identity theft information.
Missouri Attorney General's Office
The Missouri Attorney General's office website provides information about identity theft and how to file a complaint.
Social Security Administration
This electronic fact sheet describes identity theft and links to other useful publications.
Fraud hotline: (800) 269-0271
U.S. Department of Education
Students can learn how to protect themselves against identity theft at this site for the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Inspector General.
Identity Theft Resource Center
This nonprofit organization provides consumer alerts, scam warnings and instructions for victims of identity theft. http://www.idtheftcenter.org/
Privacy Rights Clearing House
This nonprofit consumer information and advocacy organization offers information privacy issues and identity theft.