Identity Theft

Background Information

More books about identity theft can be found using the Library's catalog.

Cyber Alert: How the World is Under Attack from a New Form of Crime HV 6773.3 G 74 W 37 2005
Dark Side of the Internet: Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Online Criminals HV 6773. B 633 2006
From Victim to Victor: A Step-by-step Guide for Ending the Nightmare of Identity Theft KF 9367. F 73 2005
Identity Theft [Streaming Video] Online only
Identity Theft: A Reference Handbook Online only
Identity Thieves: Motives and Methods Online only
Phishing: Cutting the Identity Theft Line HV 6773. L 56 2005
Phishing and Countermeasures: Understanding the Increasing Problem of Electronic Identity Theft HV 6773. J 345 2007
Rational Guide to Preventing Identity Theft HV 6773. L 43 2005
Sc@mmed: Online Identity Theft [Streaming Video] Online only
Truth about Identity Theft Online only

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This database covers a wide range of topics and can be used to locate articles about identity theft, phishing, and other cyber crimes.
Legal Collection
This legal database contains articles written by lawyers and other legal professionals. It focuses on changes in the law, court cases, and other legal aspects of cyber crime. 
LexisNexis Academic
This legal database can be used to find state and federal codes governing cyber crime, as well as legal and news article on identity theft and other crimes.

Web Resources

Identity Theft: Bureau of Justice Statistics
The Bureau of Justice Statistics collects information from all over the country. This site can be used to track how identity theft has risen in recent years. In addition to statistics, the BJS also shows information about different kinds of identity theft.
In the Spotlight: Identity Theft
This site, created by the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, includes links to legislation, government reports, statistics, training and other resources all related to identity theft and cyber crime.