Oklahoma

Identity Theft and Financial Fraud

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This section has information about ID Theft and Financial Fraud in Oklahoma.

  • How Do I Protect My Privacy?

    This short video will give you tips on protecting yourself from identity theft and financial fraud. All of the 'how to' information is included here, too! Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Dealing with Identity Theft

    If your identity has been stolen, it is important that you protect yourself and your finances. This free program can help you create letters to Creditors, Debt Collectors, and the Credit Bureau when your identity has been stolen. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Disaster Scam Prevention

    Disaster Scam Prevention Fraud and Scam Prevention Tips for Oklahoma Consumers Read More

    By:
    Oklahoma Attorney General
  • How Do I Fix My Credit Report

    As a rule, it is a good idea to get a copy of your credit report at least once a year to make sure that it is correct. If there are mistakes, here's how to fix them. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure

    Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft. There are four main ways to do it: know who you share information with; store and dispose of your personal information securely, especially your Social Security number; ask questions before deciding to share your personal information; and maintain appropriate security on your computers and other electronic devices. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Phishing Scams - Avoid the Bait

    The Phishy Store Video. A phisher visits a clothing store in hopes of getting a shopper's financial information. Content Detail

    By:
    OnGuard Online.Gov
  • BBB's List of Online and Offline Scams

    The Better Business Bureau offers timely alerts about scams you may encounter. Content Detail

    By:
    Better Business Bureau
  • Common Fraud Schemes

    The FBI explains the most common types of fraud and how to avoid them. Content Detail

    By:
    FBI
  • Filing a Complaint with the FTC

    One of several important steps that victims of identity theft should take. This site will walk you how to file a complaint with the FTC, and how you can get the protections that you need. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Foreclosure Rescue Scams - Read these tips!

    The Federal Trade Commission, the nation?s consumer protection agency, wants you to know how to avoid scams that could make your housing situation go from bad to worse. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Identity Theft & Financial Fraud in the Southwest

    Victims Initiative for Counseling, Advocacy, and Restoration. Victims' Toolkit for steps to take, advocacy and legal assistance. Read More

    By:
    VICARS
  • ID Theft Basics

    A list of general identity theft questions and answers. Content Detail

    By:
    Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • I lost my wallet!

    Identity theft creates huge problems for people everyday! Think about what you carry with you. If that information gets lost or stolen you will have to take steps to prevent real problems for yourself. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Online ID Theft (video)

    This video describes ID Theft, what do do if you are a victim, reporting information and other helpful tips on recovering from ID Theft. (NOTE: this piece is based on NY law which may vary from Oklahoma law) Content Detail

    By:
    LawHelp NY
  • Avoiding Credit Card and Debit Card Fraud

    This fact sheet tells the dos and don'ts to protect yourself from card fraud, and how to report fraud. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission