Online Resources


Ohio Attorney General - Stolen Gun Database-

This database is supplied by the Ohio Attorney General containing Ohio stolen gun information as reported to the Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS) by law enforcement agencies throughout the state and authorized for release to the public, please visit this website for more information.

Privacy Rights and Clearning House - 

Sponsored by Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. This site covers both privacy and identity theft issues. We especially recommend the sections on new entries (the most up-to-date information), privacy fact sheets, case histories, and speeches and testimony. "Nowhere to Turn" is the most comprehensive survey/report done on identity theft victims today.

Federal Trade Commission -  

The Federal Trade Commission maintains this site and it is full of good information. You should register the identity theft with them. You can reach them toll-free: 1-877-IDTHEFT. The FTC keeps a database of identity theft crimes reported to them. The statistics they collect are helping to force legislators take this crime seriously. The FTC also works with law enforcement to link cases and find imposters who may be repeating this crime in other locations.


A well-organized site with some good information. -

For up-to-date information on scams.

Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio -

Check out a business or a possible scam with the Better Business Bureau.

Privacy Times -

Written by Evan Hendricks. A newsletter published about 22 times a year about privacy and identity theft information. Includes lawsuits, legislation and information on the crime.

National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) -  

National White Collar Crime Center.

U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs -

National Criminal Justice Reference Service.

U.S. Government Accountability Office -

US Government Accounting Office (facts and figures).

Electronic Privacy Information Center -

This is a good general research area on a variety of topics including pending federal privacy and identity theft legislation.

United States Senate -

Listing of legislative bills introduced in the U.S. Senate.

Social Security Administration -

Social Security Administration.

U.S. Department of Treasury -

US Secret Service.

Internet Crime Complaint Center IC3 -

 The FBI and their Internet Complaint Center. 


  • TransUnion: 800-888-4213,
    To report fraud: 800-680-7289
    TDD- 877-553-7803
  • Experian: 888-EXPERIAN,
    To report fraud: 888-397-3742
    TDD- 800-972-0322
  • Equifax: 800-997-2493,
    To report fraud: 800-525-6285
    Hearing impaired: Call 1-800-255-0056
    AT&T hearing impaired line. Ask the operator to call the Auto Disclosure Line at 1-800-685-1111 to obtain a copy of your report. To dispute information or report a fraud, call the dispute 800# located on the top of your credit report.