The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in collaboration with over 100 governmental, not for profit and private entities, is spearheading National Consumer Protection week, March 6-12, in an effort to educate consumers about their rights, including information about privacy and identity theft.

The details of the effort are encapsulated at, which includes blog posts, articles, resources and tools for consumers to learn more about consumer issues, including privacy and identity theft. It also provides easy to understand information about how to file a consumer complaint with the FTC.

The FTC also recently released its report on consumer complaints, which shows that identity theft continues to be a huge problem in this country.

So celebrate National Consumer Protection Week and learn more about how you can protect yourself and your family.