Identity Theft Victims Issued Financial‘Passports’

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LAS VEGAS - (12/26/05) – The Nevada AttorneyGeneral’s office announced last week it will start issuing‘passports’ to victims of identity theft to help themprove their identity was stolen. The so-called passports are partof the state’s new identity theft law, which takes effectJan. 1. The aim is to to help victims restore their credit orresolve any criminal charges brought against them as a result oftheir stolen identity. Victims must report the theft of theiridentities to police, then apply to the attorney general’soffice to obtain the passports.

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