- Contact the fraud departments of any one of the three consumer reporting companies to place a fraud alert on your credit report.
- Close the accounts that you know or believe have been tampered with or opened fraudulently.
- File a report with your local police or the police in the community where the identity theft took place.
- File your complaint with the FTC.
Protect yourself from fastest growing crime: ID theft
Millions find themselves in nightmare situations because of stolen identities
POSTED: 4:01 PM Jul 27 2013
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