WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE BECOME A VICTIM OF IDENTITY THEFT NOTIFY THE POLICE OR SHERIFF’S OFFICE: If you believe that your identity has been fraudulently used by another person without your consent, contact your local Police Department or Sheriff’s Office to file a criminal report. Document the names and phone numbers of everyone […]
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You might be a victim of identity theft if you: Receive credit cards that you did not apply for. Find unauthorized charges on your bank or credit card statements. Receive bills or collection letters from companies that you never heard of or for accounts you don’t recognize. Receive rejection letters for loans you did not […]
Identity theft happens when someone takes your name and personal information (like your social security number) and uses it without your permission to do things like open new accounts, use your existing accounts, or obtain medical services. An identity thief might even present your name and identity to law enforcement officers when he is arrested. […]