Identity Theft

If you feel you have been a victim of identity theft, protect yourself by following the four steps below:

  1. Place a fraud alert on your credit reports and review your credit report.
  2. Close accounts you believe have been tampered with or opened fraudulently.
  3. File a police report locally or where the identity theft took place.
  4. File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) ftc.gov/idtheft or call 1-877-ID-THEFT (438-4338).

Resources:

Free Credit Report (annually):
annualcreditreport.com

Equifax
(800) 525-6285
P.O. Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374-0241

Experian
(888) 397-3742
P.O. Box 9532
Allen, TX 75013

TransUnion
(800) 680-7289
Fraud Victim Assistance Division
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92834-6790