The federal bank, credit union, and thrift regulators released a brochure Monday warning customers of the dangers of identity theft.

"You Have the Power to Stop Identity Theft" focuses on phishing, where data thieves use e-mail to prompt consumers to visit a bogus Web site to try to get them to disclose personal financial information.

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