Have you become a victim of identity theft or account fraud and not sure what to do next? First of all, you want to act immediately to ensure you put a stop to it as soon as possible.
- Call your financial institution and credit card company and cancel all cards and active accounts.
- Report your suspicions to one of the following credit bureaus:
Equifax Information Services, LLC
PO Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
P.O. Box 2002
Allen, TX 75013
P.O. Box 2000
Chester, PA 19022
- Don't Give In! Remember, you are not responsible for any bill or checks cashed as a result of identity theft. If any merchanct, financial institution, or agency tries to, simply state your willingness to cooperate, but do not allow anyone to force you into paying for fraudulent debt charges.