Identity Theft and Financial Fraud

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

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Legal Aid Scam

A new scam has emerged... people calling you, claiming to be from Legal Aid, trying to get your personal credit information and of course, your money.

Disaster Scam Prevention

Disaster Scam Prevention Fraud and Scam Prevention Tips for Oklahoma Consumers

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.

Identity Theft

Identity Theft can happen to anyone at anytime. This material identifies warning signs and ways to prevent it.

How can I verify whether or not a debt collector is legitimate?

Here are a few warning signs that could signal a debt collection scam.

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.

Identity Theft and Identity Fraud

These Web pages explain why you need to take precautions to protect yourself from identity theft.

ID Theft Victim's Action Plan

This website helps you create an action plan to work on several different types of identity theft. You can create your own action plan, download sample letters, report theft, and more.

Internet & Telemarketing Fraud

Information on "Internet fraud." Schemes that use places like chat rooms, e-mail, message boards, or Web sites to trick prospective victims, conduct fraudulent transactions, or to send stolen money to financial institutions or to others connected with the fraud.

Job Scams - Federal or Postal Job Openings

Looking for federal or postal job openings? Never pay for information about job vacancies or employment opportunities with the US government.

Oklahoma Consumer Report Security Freeze Act

Read the law that in January 2007, allows you to place a "security freeze" on your credit report.

Phishing in Plain English

A short guide to recognizing and avoiding phishing scams.

Phone Number Spoofing Scams - Alert!

Caller ID fraud is illegal, but it's not stopping people from using "spoofing" apps to try to scam you! Beware!

Protecting Kids' Privacy

As a parent, you're spending time thinking about ways to make sure your children make smart and safe choices when they do. Among the many choices they're faced with online is how to deal with their personal information.

Scam Watch

Scam artists are coming out of the woodwork. Learn about mortgage rescue scams, credit card scams.

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

Recent natural disasters give criminals a way to ask for contributions for a charitable contributions. The organization may not even exist or your money might not get there. Before making a donation, consumers should check these tips.

Work-at-Home Schemes

SCAM! Earn thousand of dollars a month - from your home - Processing Medical Billing Claims. Not all work-at-home opportunities deliver on their promises.

Letters to help resolve Identity Theft problems

IdentityTheft.gov has sample letters to help you resolve your identity theft problems.

Identity Theft

Identity Theft can happen to anyone at anytime. This material identifies warning signs and ways to prevent it.

ID Theft Victim's Action Plan

This website helps you create an action plan to work on several different types of identity theft. You can create your own action plan, download sample letters, report theft, and more.

Little Black Book of Scams

Legal Aid's Senior Law Program compiled a list of typical scams, how they work, who these criminals prey on and what to do!

National Elder Fraud Hotline

If you or someone you know has been a victim of elder fraud, help is standing by at the National Elder Fraud Hotline.

Online Dating Scams

Has an online love interest asked you for money?

Work-at-Home Schemes

SCAM! Earn thousand of dollars a month - from your home - Processing Medical Billing Claims. Not all work-at-home opportunities deliver on their promises.

Oklahoma Consumer Report Security Freeze Act

Read the law that in January 2007, allows you to place a "security freeze" on your credit report.

OK Statutes on Identity Theft

Identity theft takes place when someone uses your personal information, Without your permission to commit fraud or other illegal activities. Oklahoma has criminal laws that punish those that commit identity theft and civil laws that provide damages and other remedies to victims of identity theft. This document gives a list of the Oklahoma statutes that relate to identity theft.

ID Theft Victim's Action Plan

This website helps you create an action plan to work on several different types of identity theft. You can create your own action plan, download sample letters, report theft, and more.

Common Fraud Schemes

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

Little Black Book of Scams

Legal Aid's Senior Law Program compiled a list of typical scams, how they work, who these criminals prey on and what to do!

National Elder Fraud Hotline

If you or someone you know has been a victim of elder fraud, help is standing by at the National Elder Fraud Hotline.

Scam Watch

Scam artists are coming out of the woodwork. Learn about mortgage rescue scams, credit card scams.

Tax Collection Scams

New Tax Collection Scam to "settle" for 10% of amount owed to the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

Work-at-Home Schemes

SCAM! Earn thousand of dollars a month - from your home - Processing Medical Billing Claims. Not all work-at-home opportunities deliver on their promises.

Oklahoma Find A Lawyer

As a community service, the OBA does provide a directory of its attorney members who have given their permission to have their names published in the Oklahoma Find A Lawyer directory at Oklahoma Find A Lawyer. There you can search by both geographic area or by a lawyer's practice area.

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