The FDIC provides information to educate consumers on emerging and continuing issues, including fraudulent efforts to obtain consumer information. You can also learn about new laws that provide you the consumer with new opportunities or protections.

Phishing Scam - informs consumers about a common type of e-mail fraud called "phishing."

Identity Theft - provides information for combating attempts to hijack your identity.

Check Clearing for the 21st Century (Check 21 Act) - informs consumers how banking institutions are phasing out the return of cancelled checks.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act) - learn about the availability of free credit reports and access to credit scores.

Privacy Act Issues under Gramm-Leach-Bliley - learn about the privacy protections for your financial information as provided under this Act.


Consumer Alerts from FDIC website