Tag: identity theft

Your credit report affects your ability to get a loan or job, and could help you avoid identity theft.  You can get a truly free credit report from AnnualCreditReport.com.

It's important to act quickly once your identity is stolen.

There are immediate steps you can take to help minimize the damage to your account and credit.

If your identity is stolen, there are three steps you can take to minimize the damage and help bring the identity thief to justice.

Identity theft affects millions of people each year. You can learn how to make protecting yourself from identity thieves part of your daily routine.

Use these resources to plan an event about identity protection.

Identity protection means treating your personal information like cash or a valuable commodity — being careful not to leave it around, and being thoughtful about who is asking for it, why they need it, and how they’re going to safeguard it for...

If someone steals and uses your personal information, take these three steps as soon as possible:

Place a fraud alert with the credit reporting companies. Get your free credit reports. Create an Identity Theft Report by filing a complaint...

You can spread the word about identity protection in your community.  Whether you’re chatting with friends and family, or reaching out to social networking sites, you can help people learn how to protect their personal information and avoid...

Identity theft victims are entitled to a free credit report from each of the 3 credit reporting companies.

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Now that you’ve placed an initial...

If you find mistakes when you review your credit reports, send letters explaining the mistakes to the 3 credit reporting companies and the businesses involved.

How to Dispute Charges on Existing AccountsHow to Dispute Fraudulent Accounts...