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Other Resources

Websites

To take advantage of your free credit report, visit www.annualcreditreport.com

http://www.Antiphishing.org

Find consumer advice on how to avoid phishing scams, what to do if you have given out your personal financial information, how to report phishing and also browse the phishing archives.

www.ftc.gov

The Federal Trade Commission web site has information for consumers and businesses on how to deter, detect and defend against identity theft. The website also includes details on how an active duty military person can place an ‘Active Duty Alert’ on their credit report and how you can file an identity theft complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.

http://www.fbi.gov

The Federal Bureau of Investigations website has many features which include the Be Crime Smart section on reporting internet crime, warnings, e-scams, common fraud schemes and other tips and suggestions.

Credit Reporting Agencies 

(by notifying one agency of fraudulent activity, you will notify all three)

  • Equifax
    Request a credit report: (800) 685-1111
    Reporting Fraud: (888) 766-0008
    Website: http://www.equifax.com
  • Experion
    Request a credit report: (888) 397-3742
    Reporting Fraud: (888) 397-3742
    Website: http://www.experian.com
  • TransUnion Corporation
    Request a credit Report: (800) 888-4213
    Reporting Fraud: (800) 680-7289
    Website: http://www.transunion.com

Fraudulent use of Checks

U.S. Government Agencies on Identity Theft