Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In 2005, identity theft complaints made up 37% of all fraud complaints in the United States. Currently, Virginia ranks 17th in the nation in the total number of known victims of identity theft. One of the easiest ways to fight identity theft is to get your credit report on an annual basis.
The links contain valuable sites for reducing the risk of identity theft in Virginia as well as a link to the three Credit Bureaus.