With funding and support from the National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network, we launched the Georgia Identity Theft & Cybercrime Coalition (GITCC) in 2019. The GITCC convenes service providers, stakeholders, community leaders, and subject matter experts from around the state to protect consumers from identity theft and cybercrime. If you are interested in joining the coalition, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporting to Enforcement in Georgia
- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation offers information about how to protect yourself from identity theft and what to do if your identity has been stolen, as well as information about where to report potential cybercrimes. Note: The state has set up a hotline (844-442-2681) where you can report possible COVID-19 scams. Click here for more information.
- Visit the Georgia Department of Law’s website for information on what to do if you are a victim of identity theft, as well as information about how to protect yourself or your business from cybercrime. You can also click here for more tips on how to prevent identity theft from the Georgia Department of Law. Note: Stay up-to-date about COVID-19 scams here.
- Georgia Legal Aid has compiled information on what identity theft is and how it can impact you. Their website also has quick links to forms that victims of identity theft will need.
- If you own or work for a small business, UGA’s Small Business Development Center’s website has useful information cyber security and cyber crime for small businesses.
Reporting to Federal Enforcement
- Visit the FBI’s website for more information on cybercrime – what it is, how the FBI is combating it, and related crimes.
- If your identity has been stolen, follow this link to file a report.
- Follow this link to learn about ways to report cybercrime.
If you are unable to find the assistance you need regarding an identity theft or cybercrime concern, please contact us.
This page was produced by Georgia Watch under award #2016-XV-GX-K004, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on this page are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.