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IF YOU SUSPECT FRAUD:
- Call your bank and credit card issuers immediately so they can close your accounts.
- Contact the fraud unit of the three credit reporting agencies. Place a fraud alert on your credit report and consider placing a credit freeze so the criminal can’t open new accounts. The fraud unit numbers are:
- Equifax: (866) 349-5191
- Experian: (888) 397-3742
- TransUnion: (800) 680-7289
- Report the fraud to the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-IDTHEFT (1-877-438-4338)
- File a police report.
- Make sure to maintain a log of all the contacts you make with authorities regarding the matter. Write down names, titles and phone numbers in case you need to re-contact them or refer to them in future correspondence.
To learn more about fraud and identity theft prevention, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s scam alerts page at https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/scam-alerts.
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