If you become a victim of identity theft or fraudulent account activity, it’s imperative you act quickly. Here’s how.
To contact the major credit reporting agencies:
To report fraud: 1-800-680-7289
To report fraud: 888-397-3742
To report fraud: 1-800-525-6285
TDD: 1-800-255-0056, then ask operator to dial 1-800-685-1111
File a report first in your local community. Then, if the initial fraud took place in another town or city, file a report with that police department as well.
To reach the Federal Trade Commission, call 1-877-IDTHEFT (438-4338) or visit www.consumer.gov/idtheft