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Identity Theft: Self-Help Tools

What is identity theft? Identity theft can happen to anyone.  If this has happened to you, you are not alone. Common types of identity theft include when someone has used your name to: Buy things Get credit cards Rent an apartment Set up utilities It could also mean that someone has: Gotten medical care in your name Re-routed your tax refund Impersonated you during contact wit 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...