Identity Theft via Cyber Crime
by Kari Locke
Federal Government Links
CCIPS - Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice cyber crime
Federal Bureau of Investigation
- To protect the United States against cyber-based attacks and high-technology crimes & to combat major white-collar crime are both on the FBI top 10 list of priorities
- FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN - JUNE 2002 ISSUE - An excellent report by the FBI. Some highlights include: "Identity theft is a fast growing crime." "The freedom of movement across U.S. borders and the limitations of a fragmented criminal justice system will provide serious challenges to law enforcement at every level." "Emerging technology also has generated a new genre of crime, dubbed 'cybercrime' [...] an estimated $23 billion per year are lost." Almost all of the Fortune 500 companies have been penetrated.
- FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN - August 2001 ISSUE
U.S. Governments Central Website for information on identity theft aviodance, laws, and complaint database.
Social Security Administration
Securities & Exchange Commission
Federal Communications Commission