Identity Theft Resource Center

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The Identity Theft Resource Center is a United States non-profit organization founded to provide victim assistance and consumer education through its toll-free call center, website and social media. The ITRC educates consumers, corporations, government agencies, and other organizations on best practices for fraud and identity theft detection, reduction and mitigation; and, serves as a relevant national resource on consumer issues related to cybersecurity, data breaches, social media, fraud, scams, and other issues. It was created in December 1999 in San Diego, California.[1]

It was the recipient of a United States Department of Justice National Crime Victim Service Award in 2004.[2]

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  1. ^ Buechner, Maryanne Murray (2005-06-20). "50 Coolest Websites 2005: News and Information". Time. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved 2019-08-31.
  2. ^ "2004 OJP Press Releases". Retrieved 2019-08-31.

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