On Tuesday, California’s Attorney General announced the establishment of the nation’s largest e-crime unit. These investigators and prosecutors will work to prevent and prosecute cybercrimes including identity theft, Internet scams, computer theft, and intellectual property theft http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/13/california-creates-special-unit-to-fight-computer-crimes/
Meanwhile, The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has had the Identity Theft & High Tech. Crimes Unit for some time. http://www.alcoda.org/about_us/hitech Watch our Facebook page for a Stop Identity Theft program in 2012 by an attorney from the unit. http://www.facebook.com/alamedacountylawlib
And you can research the topic in the Law Library in the following publications among others.
Stopping identity theft : 10 easy steps to security
Nolo Press, 2009
HV 6679 M58 2009 — Self-Help Area
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Claudia Cook 12/16/11