Publication 280: Identity Theft - Safeguard Your Personal Information
A publication from the U.S. Postal Service
Federal Regulator Brochure on "Phishing" Scams
Informational brochure to help consumers identify and combat a new type of Internet scam known as "phishing" -- thieves "fish" for confidential financial information, such as account numbers and passwords. With enough information, a con artist can run up bills on another person's credit card or, in the worst case, even steal that person's identity.