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Identity Theft: Secret Service

A Publication of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

11. Secret Service.

The U.S. Secret Service has jurisdiction over financial fraud. But, based on U.S. Attorney guidelines, it usually does not investigate individual cases unless the dollar amount is high or you are one of many victims of a fraud ring.

To interest the Secret Service in your case, you may want to ask the fraud department of the credit card companies and/or banks, as well as the police investigator, to notify the Secret Service agent they work with. www.treas.gov/usss/financial_crimes.shtml

 

 

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