If unfortunately you find yourself a victim of identity theft, then follow the proceeding steps. Take Action Quickly! Immediately report the crime to the fraud department of three major credit reporting companies; Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. When you notify one bureau, they should notify the other two for you, but you should proactively notify all […]
Lifelock takes numerous steps to PROACTIVELY protect your identity and credit. 1) Enrollment – Upon enrollment you are immediately covered by LifeLock’s $1 million service guarantee. 2) Credit Bureaus Are Contacted – Within 24 hours of enrollment, fraud alerts will be established with the major credit bureaus. 3) Locks are put in place – Creditors […]
It is difficult to put an exact dollar amount on how much you would actually lose if you became a victim of idenity theft – but we can easily come up with some rough numbers. Once you become a vitcim of identity theft, it can take up to two years before the aftermath is cleared […]
Can Identity Theft be prevented? Well, not always, but there are some very simple steps you can take to prevent making yourself an easy target. Don’t leave things like birth certificates, bank account and credit card statements or driver’s licenses where they can be seen by anyone entering your house or vehicle. Use the need […]
Below you will find both the mailing address and phone numbers for the top three credit bureaus in the United States. ————————————————————————————– Equifax: P.O. Box 740250, Atlanta, GA 30374- 0241. Report fraud: Call (888) 766-0008 TDD: (800) 255-0056 Web: www.equifax.com ————————————————————————————– Experian: PO Box 9532 Allen TX, 75013 Report fraud: Call (888) EXPERIAN (888-397-3742) Web: […]
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