Identity Theft – What to do RIGHT AWAY!
The Federal Trade Commission (the ‘FTC’) advises the following steps should be taken immediately upon discovering you have fallen victim to identity theft.
- Call the companies where you know fraud occurred
- Place a fraud alert and get your credit reports
- Report identity theft to the FTC @ identitytheft.gov
- You may choose to file a report with your local police department
Source: Federal Trade Commission
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