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Identity Theft and Financial Fraud

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

  • 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:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • 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.
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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.
    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.
  • Identity Theft

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

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    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    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.
  • Job Scams

    This video has details on how you can spot and steer clear of job scammers, and how to report rip-offs to the FTC. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • 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. Read More

    By:
    Office for Victims of Crime
  • Online Dating Scams

    Has an online love interest asked you for money? Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • 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! Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Tax Collection Scams

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

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • 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. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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