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Federal Government
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) MI & OH are in Area 3 – Phone (405) 982-6807 | CL.SL.Area3@irs.gov.
www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/stakeholder-liaison-local-contactsIRS Identity Theft Affidavit Form 14039  www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f14039.pdf
FBI  www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
Secret Service www.secretservice.gov/contact/field-offices/
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft 

State of Ohio
File an Identity Theft Affidavit (OH Attorney General’s Office): www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Files/Forms/Forms-for-Consumers/2019-03-25_ID-Theft-Notification-and-Affidavit_upd.aspx

File an Identity Theft Affidavit (Ohio Department of Taxation – ODT)
www.tax.ohio.gov/Portals/0/forms/ohio_individual/generic/Identity_Theft_Affidavit_FI.pdf 

Security Data Breach Information
Equifax:  800-525-6285 or www.equifax.com 
Experian:  888-397-3742 or www.experian.com  
TransUnion:  800-680-7289 or www.transunion.com
 
IRS Resources
Pub 4557, Safeguarding Taxpayer Data www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4557.pdf
Pub 5293, Data Security Resource Guide for Tax Professionals www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p5293.pdf
Pub 4524, Security Awareness for Taxpayers www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4524.pdf
www.irs.gov/protectyourclients
www.irs.gov/identitytheft
 
IRS Communication Letters
5071C, 4883C, 5747C