Immediate Steps to Repair Identity Theft
Take immediate action if an identity thief strikes.
If you take action quickly, you can stop an identity thief from doing more damage. Follow these three steps as soon as possible:
Resolving identity theft takes phone calls and letters. Create a system to organize your papers and calls, and to track deadlines.
|Item||How To Track||Tips|
|Telephone Calls||Create a log of all telephone calls.|
|Postal Mail||Send letters by|
certified mail. Ask for a return receipt.
|Documents||Create a filing|
|Deadlines||Make a timeline.|
List important dates, including when: