Looking For A Few Good Experts For Your Story?

If you’d like to speak to an expert, on Operation Stop IT! or identity theft, we have some of the best. Contact Neal O’Farrell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (925) 914 0248 to speak to any of the experts listed below.

  • Neal O’Farrell, founder of the Identity Theft Council and Operation Stop IT! and a 35-year security veteran.
  • Anne Madrid, a leading law enforcement authority on identity theft, former police financial crimes investigator, alerted law enforcement to the Accurint data breach in 2005
  • Brett Johnson, AKA Gollumfun, convicted fraudster and co-founder of the ShadowCrew carder/hacker forum.
  • Vinnie Lingham, co-founder of Civic Technologies and leading authority on identity verification and management.
  • Heather Battison, Vice President of Consumer Communications at TransUnion

Victim Support Hotline

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About Operation Stop IT!

Operation Stop IT! is a new collaboration between law enforcement, victim support groups, and local communities to find better ways to protect consumers and support victims

How To Contact Us

The International Association of Chiefs of Police
The Identity Theft Council
The Identity Theft Resource Center
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