Selected resources on consumer information, including Identity Theft.
Consumer Protection - Washington State Resources for top consumer complaints (WA Attorney General's Office) Web site: www.atg.wa.gov
Find-it! Consumer - Washington State Search for consumer-related government web pages. (WA State Library) Web site: finditconsumer.wa.gov
Consumer Guide Consumer product reviews and pricing. Web site: www.consumerguide.com
Consumer Reports Information and advice on consumer products.
Consumer World Large resource with links to many useful consumer resources on the internet. Web site: www.consumerworld.org
Consumer Search Look at product reviews for a wide variety of products, before you buy. Web site: www.consumersearch.com
Recalls.gov Product recall information from 6 federal agencies (in English and Español.) Web site: recalls.gov
U.S. Consumer Gateway - Consumer.gov Scam alerts, product recalls, and lots of information arranged by category. (FirstGov.gov) Web site: www.consumer.gov
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Product recalls as well as other information about product safety. (US CPSC - an independent federal agency) Web site: www.cpsc.gov
Annual Credit Report (free) - By federal law, you are eligible for a free credit report once a year from each of the 3 major credit reporting bureaus. This is the official site to help consumers to obtain these free credit reports. Web site: https://www.annualcreditreport.com
Deter, Detect and Defend - Avoid ID Theft FTC's Identity Theft Site includes information about ID theft, what can happen, how it can happen, how best to prevent ID theft and what to do if it happens to you. Web site: http://www.ftc.gov
Identity Theft Victims Guide: Fact Sheet 17(a) What to do if it happens to you - a checklist of considerations and actions if you think identify fraud has happened to you. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Web site: http://www.privacyrights.org/
Library Sources for Collectibles - Estimating Value Information A guide to resources accessible from within the Library (compiled by Pierce County Library System)
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