Identity Theft Special Interest Group

The U.S. Department of Justice has established an Identity Theft Special Interest Group (SIG) on This SIG is open to federal, state, local, and foreign police and law enforcement authorities.

It contains up-to-date information on identity theft trends and developments in the United States and other countries, information resources for investigators and prosecutors, materials for identity theft education and awareness, and media articles and other public documents on identity theft topics.

The Identity Theft SIG also has listserv and email capabilities for secure communications between SIG members, as well as an address list for SIG members.

If you are interested in obtaining access to this SIG, and are already a member of LEO, go to the homepage for the Identity Theft SIG and click on the “Request Access to ID-THEFT” button.

If you are not already a member of LEO, but would like access to the SIG, fill out the application form and email or fax it to the SIG Moderators, Jonathan Rusch and Jay Lerner of the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section (202-514-7021).