Identity Theft Prevention Checklist

  • Check your credit report annually
  • Review your bills and statements on a regular basis
  • Guard your mail and trash from theft
  • Use caution when giving out personal information
  • Copy the contents of your wallet or purse
  • Report lost or stolen checks or credit cards immediately

If you think you may be a victim of identity theft:

  • Contact the fraud departments of the 3 major credit bureaus
    Equifax     – 1-800-525-6285
    Experian:     – 1-800-397-3742
    TransUnion:     – 1-800-680-7289
  • Notify your financial institution
  • Inform your credit issuers
  • File a police report with your local law enforcement
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