Identity Theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. The Cochran Police Department has partnered with the Federal Trade Commission to help stop Identity Theft through the national AvoID Theft: Deter, Detect, Defend educational campaign.
Listed below are some resources you can use if you are a victim of identity theft or to protect yourself from becoming a victim.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website contains excellent information regarding prevention and what to do if you become a victim of Identity Theft.
The Georgia Department of Law - Consumer Protection Unit is another great resource for Identity Theft information.