Thursday, August 11, 2022

Anti-Fraud Resources

FBI’s fraud awareness poster for your bank’s lobby (.pdf)

If your identity has been stolen:

1) Contact your local police department and file a report.
2) Contact the FTC by visiting the FTC website or by phone at 1-877-ID-THEFT.
3) order or download helpful publications.

If you or another older adult are unable to handle financial affairs, contact Adult Protective Services at CommunityAPS@okdhs.org and 405-521-3660 or Oklahoma County Gatekeeper at 405-840-9676.

To report consumer fraud. Contact the Oklahoma Attorney General Consumer Fraud Unit and click on consumer protection or report fraud.

Links

Detailed information on how to avoid ACH and wire transfer fraud (.pdf)

To get off pre-approved credit card mailings, call 1-888-5OPTOUT (1-888-567-8688) or go to www.optoutprescreen.com.

Senior Fraud Protection Kit from Home Instead Senior Care

Here’s some content from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation that might prove to be extremely useful: http://www.saveandinvest.org.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation released two brochures designed to help consumers and businesses protect themselves against cybersecurity threats:

Financial institutions are welcome to reprint these brochures for distribution to their customers and communities. They can be downloaded here.

Law Enforcement/Crime Fighters

Accurint (subscription service): www.accurint.com
Better Business Bureau: www.oklahomacity.bbb.org
Central Oklahoma Clearing House Assoc.: www.cocha.org
Black Book Online: www.blackbookonline.info
Drivers License Guide Co. (Docutector): www.idcheckingguide.com
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3): www.ic3.gov
Federal Bureau of Investigation: www.fbi.gov
Federal Inmate Locator: http://www.bop.gov/iloc2/LocateInmate.jsp
Federal Reserve Bank Routing Number Search: www.fedwiredirectory.frb.org
Federal Trade Commission: www.ftc.gov
Fight Identity Theft: www.fightidentitytheft.com
Fone Finder (area code & prefix locater): www.primeris.com
Identity Theft Resource Center: www.idtheftcenter.org
International Association of Financial Crimes Association (IAFCI): www.iafci.org
Mail Drop Address Search: www.finaid.org/scholarships/maildropsearch.phtml
National Charities Information Bureau: http://www.bbb.org/us/charity/
Fake Checks (IAFCI supported site): www.fakechecks.org
National Crime Prevention Council: www.ncpc.org
National Criminal Justice Reference Service: www.ncjrs.gov
National Fraud Information Center: www.fraud.org
National White Collar Crime Center: www.nw3c.org
Oklahoma County Assessor’s Office: www.oklahomacounty.org
Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office: www.oklahomacounty.org
Oklahoma Department of Corrections (offender lookup): www.doc.state.ok.us
Oklahoma District Court Records: www.odcr.com
Oklahoma State Attorney General: www.oag.state.ok.us
Oklahoma Supreme Court Network: www.oscn.net
Passport: www.travel.state.gov
PhoneBusters (reporting Candadian scams to Royal Canadian Mounted Police): www.phonebusters.com
Secret Service (report counterfeit currency): http://www.secretservice.gov/forms/ssf1604.pdf
Social Security: www.ssa.gov
Tulsa Police Department Warrant Search: www.tulsapolice.org
University of Oklahoma Police Department: www.ou.edu/oupd/
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team  (cyber security tips): www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/
U.S. Customs Service: www.cbp.gov
U.S. Dept of Justice: www.usdoj.gov
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration: http://www.dea.gov/index.shtml
U.S. Secret Service: www.secretservice.gov

Regulatory Related

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: www.fdic.gov
Federal Financial Institution Examination Council: www.ffiec.gov
Internal Revenue Service: www.irs.gov
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: www.occ.treas.gov
Oklahoma Tax Commission: www.oktax.state.ok.us

Industry Associations

American Bankers Association: www.aba.com
Bank Administration Institute: www.bai.org
Bankers Online: www.bankersonline.com
Consumer Bankers Association: www.cbanet.org

Credit Reporting Agencies

As of June 1, 2005, Oklahomans can check their credit report once a year at no charge: www.annualcreditreport.com.

Equifax: www.equifax.com
Experian: www.experian.com
Transunion: www.transunion.com