Bulletin Reports 

Deter, Detect, Defend—Avoid Identity Theft

This toolkit from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is for use by organizations working to raise awareness and educate people about the dangers of identity theft. The toolkit includes a 24-page booklet with information on how to plan and organize a Protect Your Identity Day workshop. These workshops can be used by local government officials and community organizations to educate people on the dangers of identity theft and how to protect themselves from becoming victims. The toolkit also includes a DVD and a CD-ROM. The DVD contains videos available for television broadcast on the theme of deter, detect, defend—the three Ds of identity theft protection. The CD-ROM contains videos on the three Ds for use in computer broadcasts and downloadable materials for use in planning and hosting a Protect Your Identity Day.

To read the full report (NCJ 236428), access the National Criminal Justice Reference Service’s website, http://www.ncjrs.gov.