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We all know that identity theft is an increasing threat to the safety of your financial future. But what do you do when you suspect that you have become a victim? Fortunately, credit reporting agencies such as Experian provide helpful resources to protect your credit.
Temporary Fraud AlertsExperian Process:
www.experian.com; Identity Theft and Fraud Protection; Victim Assistance Process; Credit Fraud Center
If you have reason to believe that you are a victim of fraud, Experian can assist you in your efforts to protect your credit.
Step 1: Consumer contacts Experian’s National Consumer Assistance Center
Consumers can visit our online Credit Fraud Center or call Experian’s automated voice attendant at 1 888 397 3742, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days each year.
A 90-day security alert is immediately added to the consumer’s credit file. This alerts creditors to confirm the consumer’s identity before extending credit.
The consumer’s name is removed from prescreened credit solicitation lists as an additional precaution.
The consumer may request a complimentary consumer report.
1-800-525-6285 Automated Fraud and Active Duty Alert System
1-800-680-7289 Fraud Victim Assistance
FTC Identity Theft Hotline:
File a report that is used to help the government track identity theft and helps law enforcement look for like types of theft.
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