Saturday, July 13, 2024

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 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.


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

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:

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):
Better Business Bureau:
Central Oklahoma Clearing House Assoc.:
Black Book Online:
Drivers License Guide Co. (Docutector):
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3):
Federal Bureau of Investigation:
Federal Inmate Locator:
Federal Reserve Bank Routing Number Search:
Federal Trade Commission:
Fight Identity Theft:
Fone Finder (area code & prefix locater):
Identity Theft Resource Center:
International Association of Financial Crimes Association (IAFCI):
Mail Drop Address Search:
National Charities Information Bureau:
Fake Checks (IAFCI supported site):
National Crime Prevention Council:
National Criminal Justice Reference Service:
National Fraud Information Center:
National White Collar Crime Center:
Oklahoma County Assessor’s Office:
Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office:
Oklahoma Department of Corrections (offender lookup):
Oklahoma District Court Records:
Oklahoma State Attorney General:
Oklahoma Supreme Court Network:
PhoneBusters (reporting Candadian scams to Royal Canadian Mounted Police):
Secret Service (report counterfeit currency):
Social Security:
Tulsa Police Department Warrant Search:
University of Oklahoma Police Department:
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team  (cyber security tips):
U.S. Customs Service:
U.S. Dept of Justice:
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration:
U.S. Secret Service:

Regulatory Related

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation:
Federal Financial Institution Examination Council:
Internal Revenue Service:
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency:
Oklahoma Tax Commission:

Industry Associations

American Bankers Association:
Bank Administration Institute:
Bankers Online:
Consumer Bankers Association:

Credit Reporting Agencies

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