In case you are a victim of Identity Theft, it is important that you make 4 phone calls.
- Credit Bureau Fraud Unit (call one):
Close affected accounts.
Fill out and mail the ID theft affidavit (http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2002/02/idtheft.shtm).
- Local Law Enforcement
File a police report and get copies. Start where ID theft took place.
- FTC Hotline
For more information, visit ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft.