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Identity Theft: Self-Help Tools

What is Identity Theft? Identity Theft is the most common consumer complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) annually.  So, if this has happened to you, you are not alone. Common forms of identity theft include when someone has used your name to: make purchases, get credit cards, rent an apartment, or obtain utilities without your permission. In some c more...

A Bank Customer’s Guide to Cybersecurity

A consumer guide from the FDIC. more...

Downeaster Common Sense Guides

The Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection posts several Guides, to inform you about legal and illegal credit practices. Topics include collection, repossession, credit scores and credit reports, identity theft, and more.  more...