More Identity Theft Resources

CREDIT BUREAUS

TransUnion
1-800-680-7289
www.transunion.com
Fraud Victim Division
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92834-6790

Equifax
1-800-525-6285
www.equifax.com
P.O. Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374-0241

Experian
1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742)
www.experian.com
P.O. Box 9532
Allen, TX 75013

Annual Credit Report
U.S. law entitles you to a free credit report from each bureau annually. To get yours, visit www.annualcreditreport.com or call 1-877-322-8228.


Check Verification Services

TeleCheck 1-800-366-2425
Certegy Check 1-800-770-3792
Global Payments 1-866-850-9061
ChexSystems 1-800-428-9623
CrossCheck 1-800-552-1900
Shared Check Authorization Network 1-800-262-7771
National Check Fraud Service 1-843-571-2143

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Bank of America
To report fraudulent transactions, call 1-800-427-2449. To report lost or stolen ATM or check cards, call 1-800-848-6090. To report lost or stolen credit cards, call 1-800-732-9194.

Chase
To report fraudulent charges on your Chase credit card, call 1-800-436-7927. To report fraud to your Chase Deposit account, call 1-800-935-9935.

Citibank
To report lost or stolen Citi cards, call 1-800-950-5114.

Wells Fargo
To report fraudulent activity on your account, call 1-800-869-3557. To report lost or stolen checks and debit/ATM cards, call 1-800-642-4720. To report lost or stolen credit cards, call 1-800-642-4720.


Protect Your Privacy

To remove your name from pre-approved credit card and insurance mailing lists, visit www.optoutprescreen.com

Reduce your number of phone calls from telemarketers by calling 1-888-382-1222 or www.donotcall.gov

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Federal Trade Commission
www.consumer.gov/idtheft
To file a complaint, visit www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov or call 1-877-ID-THEFT (1-877-438-4338).

State Attorney General
Find your state Attorney General at www.naag.org.

Social Security Administration
The SSA will not take reports of lost or stolen Social Security cards, unless you believe someone else is using it to apply for employment. The SSA will very rarely issue a replacement SSN. If you need to replace a missing card, visit www.ssa.gov to find your local office.

U.S. Postal Service
www.usps.com
To report missing mail, or if you suspect that an identity thief has submitted a change of address form in your name, contact USPS customer service at 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777).

U.S. Department of State
To report a lost or stolen passport, call 1-877-487-2778. Visit www.travel.state.gov to find a local office near you to apply for a new or replacement passport.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Identity Theft Resource Center
www.idtheftcenter.org
The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) is a nonprofit, nationally respected organization dedicated exclusively to the understanding and prevention of identity theft. The ITRC provides consumer and victim support as well as public education.

Internet Crime Complaint Center
www.ic3.gov
If you think you are a victim of a cyber crime, visit the Internet Crime Complaint Center. The IC3 gives the victims of cyber crime a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities, including the FBI, of suspected criminal or civil violations.

Identity Theft 911
www.identitytheft911.org
Identity Theft 911 publishes an extensive online Identity Theft Knowledge Center. It includes recent threat alerts, fraud research, and white papers.

Identity Theft Assistance Center
www.identitytheftassistance.org
The Identity Theft Assistance Center (ITAC) helps consumers through identity theft victim assistance and shares knowledge with consumers to help prevent identity theft.

National Crime Prevention Center
www.ncpc.org/cms/cms-upload/prevent/files/IDtheftrev.pdf
The National Crime Prevention Center (NCPC) has produced a booklet in PDF format discussing identity theft.

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
www.privacyrights.org
This nonprofit consumer information and advocacy organization offers ways to protect your privacy and prevent identity theft.

U.S. Department of Justice
www.usdoj.gov/criminal/fraud/websites/idtheft.html
The U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) discusses identity theft and identity fraud, and what they are doing to stop the widespread crime.

ScoreSense
www.scoresense.com
We at ScoreSense prepared this workbook to help consumers learn about and protect themselves from identity theft. We provide further information on our website, where we also offer a comprehensive three-bureau credit monitoring service, including your credit scores.