Identity Theft: Immediate Steps to Take

Authored By: U.S. Federal Trade Commission


Are you a victim of identity theft? If you take action quickly, you can stop an identity thief from doing more damage. Check this website for details on immediate steps you should take including:

  1. Place an initial fraud alert
  2. Order your credit reports
  3. Create an identity theft report

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Last Review and Update: Sep 18, 2014