TITLE

Contact the fraud department of each of your creditors

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Florida's Identity Theft Victim Kit;2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers suggestions for resolving an identity theft case in Florida. As stated, if one's identity is stolen then personal identifiers can be misused in different ways. So one should take several basic steps for all such cases. It is suggested that the fraud department of each of one's creditors should be contacted. Then information for each of one's credit accounts should be gathered. If required, the Federal Trade Commission should also be contacted.
ACCESSION #
43373265

 

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