To order your report, call: 1-800-685-1111
or write: P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
To report fraud, call: 1-800-525-6285
and write: P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
To order your report, call: 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742)
or write: P.O. Box 2104, Allen, TX 75013
To report fraud, call: 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742)
and write: P.O. Box 9532, Allen, TX 75013
To order your report, call: 1-800-916-8800
or write: P.O. Box 1000, Chester, PA 19022
To report fraud, call: 1-800-680-7289
and write: Fraud Victim Assistance Division, P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, PA 19022
While you can't prevent identity theft entirely, you can minimize your risk.
By managing your personal information sensibly and cautiously, while remaining
aware of the issue, you can help guard against most identity theft.
What If You Suspect Identity Theft
If you suspect identity theft, contact the fraud department in any one of the
three major credit bureaus and request a fraud alert be placed on your credit
file. The fraud alert requires the creditor to contact you before opening any
new accounts or making changes to your existing accounts. As soon as one
credit bureau confirms your fraud alert, the other bureaus are automatically
notified. All three bureaus will send credit reports to you free of charge.
Close all accounts that you know or believe have been tampered with or opened
fraudulently. Use an FTC ID Theft Affidavit when disputing new unauthorized
Also, file a police report. Obtain a copy of the report to submit to your
creditors and to others that may require proof of the crime.
Lastly, file your complaint with the FTC. The FTC maintains a database of
identity theft cases that is used by law enforcement agencies. Filing a
complaint also helps us learn more about identity theft and the problems
victims experience so we can better assist you.
If you have been a victim of identity theft, call the FTC's Identity Theft
Hotline toll-free at 1-877-IDTHEFT (438-4338). TrustCommerce values your
personal security as much as your business. Be aware, be careful and be