If someone is using your personal information to open new accounts, make purchases, or get a tax refund, report it at IdentityTheft.gov.
Please visit the FTC’s refunds page, which lists recent cases that resulted in refunds. Click on the name of a case to apply for a refund or learn more about the case.
Sometimes the FTC is able to get people all their money back. In other cases, we’re not. If that happens, the FTC gives as much money back to each buyer as possible.
A check or claim form sent as part of an FTC settlement will include an explanation and details about the case.
You're entitled to one free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each of the three nationwide credit reporting companies.
The federal government's National Do Not Call Registry is a free, easy way to reduce the telemarketing calls you get at home.