What others are saying about this book:

Ms. Franks testimony, educational programs, and her books have been invaluable to victims and policymakers alike. With this new edition of From Victim To Victor: A Step-By-Step Guide For Ending The Nightmare Of Identity Theft, Second Edition with CD, Mari once again provides an excellent guide to help victims of identity theft regain their good name and peace of mind. United States Senator Dianne Feinstein

"The question I'm often asked by victims of ID theft is 'where do I start'? With this book, Mari Frank has given us an answer. From Victim to Victor reduces the Herculean task of cleaning up one's finances to a series of easy-to-follow steps. It's the every-man's and every-woman's guide back to financial security."

California State Senator Jackie Speier,   author of the California Financial Information Privacy Act,  Sacramento CA.

Technological innovation has helped to form today's global marketplace where consumers can shop across the street or around the world. With these new choices, however, more consumers face the risk of privacy breaches that can make them a victim of identity theft. This condition is only exacerbated by the speed and low cost of the Internet. Attorney, Mari Frank has created an important guide to help victims avoid or mend the destructive damage of identity fraud. Her new  edition of  From Victim To Victor: A Step By Step Guide To Ending The Nightmare of Identity Theft, with CD (including steps, attorney-composed letters, logs and resources) gives consumers the critical tools and education needed to overcome the identity crises. Mozelle W. Thompson, Commissioner, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

"If you think you're a victim of identity theft, don't face the challenge of restoring your name alone, take advantage of Mari Frank's experience and advice in From Victim to Victor.   Ms. Frank provides clear and comprehensive instructions of how to recover from the crime and to change the business policies that make it so easy for identity thieves to operate."

--Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Associate Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center

"In these days of internet fraud, computerized banking, and potentially worldwide access to financial databases, Mari Franks new book Victim to Victor is a must read for all of us who wish to protect our identities and our assets.  This new book gives readers step-by-step procedures for protecting themselves and restoring their identities should they become victims.   Mari Frank is the expert on I.D. Theft.  Read her book and use the CD.."

Raymond C. Turner, U. S. Treasury Dept. Representative to I.C.P.O. Interpol, and Asst. Regional Commissioner, Criminal Investigation - IRS.

Identity theft is the nightmare that so many people rightfully fear.  The beauty of Victim to Victor and the CD is that victims of this unjust crime can get their lives back -- and even surpass where they were before -- if they will just pay attention to Mari Frank's well-written guide, fill in the blanks on the attorney letters and forms, and exercise patience and discipline.

Evan Hendricks, Author, "Credit Scores and Credit Reports: How The System Really Works, What You Can Do"

"Just as every household should have a dictionary, so should every home have this book. As this book states,"your chances of becoming a victim of Identity Theft are 1 in 5, and it's not a matter of if you become a victim, but rather, when". And when this happens to you or a member of your family, this book and CD will escort you on a helpful venture to become victorious. Mari Frank has done a superb service to consumers and victims of identity theft by creating this guide."

Linda Pecanic, Regional Security Manager, M&I Marshall & Ilsley Corporation

It saved my life and sanity!!! If you are a victim of identity theft, suspect identity theft, or want to be proactive in protecting yourself against this crime wave of the millenium, this book MUST have a spot close to your local emergency numbers!!!   Edwin Walters, Identity Theft Victim, San Francisco, California.

Identity theft is here to stay, and any responsible person interested in protecting themselves against identity theft, or in cleaning up in the aftermath of an identity theft, needs to have Mari Franks books on his or her shelf.  Her latest book, From Victim to Victor with CD, delivers what it promises: a way for consumers to go from being identity theft victims to regaining control of their financial and personal lives.  This book is a must-read not only for identity theft victims, but also for anyone who is interested in protecting themselves and their friends and family from the ravages of identity theft.  In this day and age, that should be each and every one of us. Robert F. Brennan, Esq., Consumer Attorney and Regional Director of National Association of Consumer Advocates, Los Angeles, Ca.

Identity Theft is sort of like the weather, everyone talks about it but no one knows what to do about it -- Until now. Mari Frank's advice is just what all of us need to make sure we are prepared for living in this "brave new world" of personal information and identity theft. Greg Sherwood, Television Host, KQED Public Television, San Francisco, California

"As a former victim of identity theft, I know that getting accurate information is key to victim recovery. This book contains many valuable tools that are not just time-savers but help to assert your legal rights and get your life back!."

Linda Foley, Co-Executive Director, Identity Theft Resource Center, San Diego, California.

I highly recommend Mari Frank's new edition of From Victim To Victor: A Step By Step Guide For Ending The Nightmare of Identity Theft from a Police perspective because there is very important information a victim needs to know to assist the Police in the apprehension, investigation and prosecution of the perpetrator.  As a former Identity Theft victim myself, I recommend reading this book and using the CD with the attorney written letters because it not only contains the information and tools you need to know in order to restore your good name and your life, it tells you what you need to know to  protect yourself from becoming a victim  or becoming re-victimized!."   Clark E. Galliher, Master Police Officer, Former Economic Crimes Detective and former Identity Theft Victim, Orange County, California.

"Mari Frank has written one of the very best, if not best, books on the nightmare problem of identity theft The book and CD  are comprehensive, readable and practical.  The  preformatted attorney- composed  form letters to write to the myriad agencies, are a life saver  for victims!"  Jeremy M. Miller, Professor of Law, Founding Dean (1994-1997),Chapman University School of Law

In these days of internet fraud, computerized banking, and potentially worldwide access to financial databases, Mari Franks new book Victim to Victor is a must read for all of us who wish to protect our identities and our assets.  This new book gives readers step-by-step procedures for protecting themselves and restoring their identities should they become victims.   Mari Frank is the expert on I.D. Theft.  Read her book and use the CD..

Raymond C. Turner, U. S. Treasury Dept. Representative to I.C.P.O. Interpol, and Asst. Regional Commissioner, Criminal Investigation - IRS.

"Mari Frank's from Victim to Victor is a "must have guide" for victims, investigators, and crime prevention presenters. Easy reading and educational, I've used the forms and step by step guides as an investigator, and the overall work, as an outline for community and neighborhood watch presentations in Beverly Hills. Both endeavors met with great success!" Franklin F. Naumann, retired Los Angeles Police Dept. Major Frauds investigator, Los Angeles City Attorney Criminal Prosecutor, Beverly Hills Police Dept. Crime Prevention Specialist, Private Investigator and Consultant.

Long before the term "Identity Theft" hit the front pages, Mari Frank was THE champion for victims of this crime. Drawing from her own horrifying fist-hand experience, her pioneering work on Identity Theft" From Victim to Victor"  aided countless victims and helped awareness of this epidemic problem to mainstream America.Now, fully bring  updated and revised, this second edition is an even better step-by-step guide for Identity Theft victims to take back their good names, restore their credit, and renew their financial reputations. I don't know of a better, more practical and comforting Identity Theft resource anywhere.

--Mark Hughes, Executive Director

--Institute for the Study of Privacy Issues (ISPI)   www.PrivacyNews.com

No victim of identity fraud should venture near the quagmire of redemption without this book. Robert Ellis Smith, Publisher, Privacy Journal, Providence, Rhode Island.

For victims of identity theft who have been through an Orwellian nightmare, the book From Victim to Victor, (Second Edition with CD) offers a roadmap for justice, peace of mind, and restitution. Youll learn that you are not alone, and find out how to fight back. Ed Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, United States Public Interest Research Group, Washington, DC.

The best life saver anyone can have! A must-have for victims. Attorney Mari Frank has written the most complete, authoritative, and easy-to-follow book on identity theft. From Victim To Victor covers it all: where to start, how to proceed, and just the right touch of support for persons who have suffered the terror of having their identity stolen. Like a first-aid kit in your medicine chest, every person should own this mini-encyclopedia in preparedness for the probability that they, too, may fall victim to the fastest growing crime today! M. Harmon, Attorney, Chicago, Illinois.

This book is fantastic for aiding the victim of the credit fraud nightmare. This helps them to clear up credit problems that result from a daily dreading of opening mail and receiving phone calls from collection agencies. It also greatly assists the victim in coping with the mind-numbing realization of how easily a company will believe the impersonator and how difficult this same business becomes when dealing with the identity fraud victim.   Detective Judd A. Levensen, Fraud Investigator, Springfield, New Jersey Police Department.

 With From Victim to Victor (Second Edition), victims now have an opportunity to put their lives back together. This is a giant step forward in the fight against fraud. Jane Y. Kusic, President, White-Collar Crime 101, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Spooky stuff this identity theft. Ms. Franks book From Victim to Victor and its CD lead you from nightmares to memories, from sleepless nights to peaceful slumber. It takes you step by step beyond the horror of ID Theft, leaving you with eyes wide open, not with horror, but with understanding and empowerment. Packed full of information, tips, contacts and emotional support; it is vital for the victim, an absolute must for those who want to protect themselves. Jerry C. McNeal, President, LB Consumer Credit Services, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Attorney, Mari Frank, has given us the best available information on protecting our identity from risk and harm. She guides us through the steps that take us from Victim to Victor.  She teaches us how to protect ourselves from identity thieves, and how to fight back should someone steal our credit or identity. This is without any doubt the most useful and valuable information of its kind anywhere. Jeff Levy, Host of syndicated talk radio program Jeff Levy On Computers, Los Angeles, California.

From Victim to Victor has useful sample letters to write to everyone from Experian and TransUnion to banks, the U.S. Passport office and the Department of Motor Vehicles. It gives an effective step-by-step guide of what to do and how to safeguard yourself.   Los Angeles Daily Journal, Los Angeles, California.

Just as every household should have a dictionary, so should every home have this book. As this book states, "your chances of becoming a victim of Identity Theft are 1 in 5, and it's not a matter of "if you become a victim, but rather, when". And when this happens to you or a member of your family, this book and CD will escort you on a venture to become victorious. Mari Frank has done a superb service to consumers and victims of identity theft by creating this guide.

Linda Pecanic
Arizona Regional Security Manager
M&I Marshall & Ilsley Corporation

It saved my life and sanity!!! If you are a victim of identity theft, suspect identity theft, or want to be proactive in protecting yourself against this crime wave of the millenium, this book MUST have a spot close to your local emergency numbers!!!   Edwin Walters, Identity Theft Victim, San Francisco, California.

Ms. Frank has produced a valuable, informative guide book which outlines what steps should be taken by the victim of identity theft to get their credit and identity back in line. Thomas L. Burke, Retired Senior Investigator, Ventura, California Police Department.

Identity theft is the nightmare that so many people rightfully fear.  The beauty of Victim to Victor and the CD is that victims of this unjust crime can get their lives back -- and even surpass where they were before -- if they will just pay attention to Mari Frank's well-written guide, fill in the blanks on the attorney letters and forms, and exercise patience and discipline.

Evan Hendricks, Author "Credit Scores and Credit Reports: How The System Really Works, What You Can Do" (Privacy Times 2004) www.CreditScoresandCreditReports.com

Editor/Publisher Privacy Times

Ms. Franks book From Victim To Victor is the next best thing to having your own expert coach guiding you through the steps to financial recovery. Beth Givens, Director of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Author of the Privacy Rights Handbook

As laws and criminal behavior changes, the new and updated book. From Victim To Victor is a blessing to those who are now in need of assistance to deal with the ravages of being an identity theft victim.  The updates provide current information and a CD Of valuable form letters to assist the victim fight back.  Mari Frank has a wealth of knowledge on the subject and by compiling her personal experiences and the experiences of others she has created an easy to understand methodology to clear the victims good name.

David A. Skelton, Retired Detective Sergeant

Long Beach Police Department, CA

Bremerton, WA