What do I do if I think I have been a victim of identity theft?
Answer: If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, you should contact one of the big 3 consumer reporting companies to place a fraud alert on your credit report.
You only need to contact one of the three credit reporting companies to place an alert.
- TransUnion: 1-800-680-7289; www.transunion.com; Fraud Victim Assistance Division, P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92834-6790
- Equifax: 1-800-525-6285; www.equifax.com; P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
- Experian: 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742); www.experian.com; P.O. Box 9554, Allen, TX 75013
For more details on the steps to take if you are a victim of identity theft, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s Identity Theft website.