Victims Of Identity Theft

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Steps to Take When Your Identity Has Been Stolen

  • Check your credit reports
  • Fill out an identity theft complaint with the Federal Trade Commision (FTC)
  • File a report with your local police department
  • Talk to your banks and creditors
  • Ask for a fraud alert
  • Talk to your credit card company
  • Talk to your utility and phone company
  • Check to see if your social security number has been used
  • Write down everything:
    • People you talk to
    • Requests
    • Phone numbers
    • Addresses
    • Copies of any documents filed
What is Identity Theft

Identity Theft: What is it?

Five Steps to Take Action

5 Steps to Take for Victims of Identity Theft