If you believe that you are victim of identity theft, call:

  • Local police to file an Affidavit of Fraud and contact US Secret Service. Get a copy of the police report.

  • FTC’s Identity Theft Hotline toll-free at 1-877-438-4338

  • The fraud department of one of the three major credit bureaus. Request that account be flagged with a “victim alert”. The contacted bureau must alert the others.

Equifax:  1-800-525-6285

Experian: 1-888-397-3742

Trans Union: 1-800-680-7289

For more assistance see the following websites: