What to do if your Identity is Stolen

  • Start keeping detailed records
  • Close all accounts that are affected by the fraudulent activity
  • Notify all creditors on your credit report
  • Check for and repair further breaches of your identity
  • Notify law enforcement agencies
    • Federal Trade Commission
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • United States Secret Service
    • Local and State Agencies
  • Notify the fraud units of the following principal reporting companies
    • Equifax 800-525-6285 or 888-766-0008
    • Trans Union 800-680-7289
    • Experian 888-397-3742

Glossary of Fraud Terms