Identity theft has become one of the most common crimes committed in the United States in recent years. These crimes are often not investigated or prosecuted locally due to their transient nature. Find out how to properly report identity theft and other fraudulent activities as well as how to safeguard yourself against future identity theft on the Federal Trade Commission website.
With the advent of the electronic age, there has been a significant increase in fraudulent crime committed over the internet. If you suspect fraud via the internet, you can report the suspicious activity on the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center.