Circular
Agencies Issue Revised Identity Theft Brochure
December 22, 2008
Circular No. 12051

The federal bank, credit union and thrift regulatory agencies have announced publication of a revised identity theft brochure—You Have the Power to Stop Identity Theft—to assist consumers in preventing and resolving identity theft.

The updated brochure focuses primarily on Internet "phishing" by describing how phishing works, offering ways to protect against identity theft and detailing steps to follow for victims of identity theft.

The brochure includes contact information for three major credit bureaus, where to report suspicious e-mails and where to access additional information.

See press release for full details.

Press release
You Have the Power to Stop Identity Theft