to prevent identity theft
- You are entitled to one free credit report a year.
Check and see if there is anything suspicious on your report. (debt
that is not yours or account you did not open)
- You should never provide or confirm personal information,
social security numbers, information from your card, or your PIN number.
Unless you know the company you are dealing with on a daily basis.
- Watch your bank account and know your billing cycles.
Call the card issuer to report something suspicious.
- Using online banking and automatic payments can avoid your
personal information in your mail everyday.
- Do not carry Social Security cards, do not leave sensitive
documents out in the open, shred anything with your personal information on
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- You can place fraud alert on credit reports.
Will prevent any other accounts from being opened.
- Close the accounts you think could be affected.
- Contact someone in the fraud or security
department of your financial institution
- Get all of your account information from
the bank or from the credit card company
- File a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.
You provide information to help law enforcement track down thieves.
- File a report with the local police department.
- When you file a report with the police and the FTC it
can give you certain protections to ensure your identity can be protected
numbers to help you
Shazam has numbers
to call to help you along
- 800-537-5427 Shazam
- 866-508-2693 Shazam Fraud
- 515-558-7616 Shazam Fraud Fax line
us a call at the bank and we will help you figure it out and get you back on