Step-by-Step ID Theft Resolution Instructions
This information is provided to assist individuals who are victims or suspect they may be victims of identity theft. It is intended as a general guide, not as legal advice. Maintaining accurate and complete records of financial transactions, communication with businesses, government agencies and creditors will improve your chances of resolving your identity theft case. Be sure to write down the name and phone number of anyone you talk to, the information they told you, and the date the conversation occurred.
If you are a victim of identity theft make sure you file a report on this web site, or contact your local police department to obtain an Identity Theft Report with Case Number. A Police Report entitles you to certain protections from the recurring effects of the crime, and is the surest way to help clear your good name.
Click on the link(s) below that relate to your current situation and follow the step-by-step procedures to help resolve your identity theft case.
- Benefits Fraud
- Collection Agencies
- Denied Credit
- Driver's License/ID Lost, Stolen or Misused
- Email Identity Theft (Phishing)
- False Civil Judgment
- False Criminal History
- IRS Notice
- Lost or Stolen Birth/Death Certificate
- Lost or Stolen Green Card
- Lost or Stolen Military ID
- Lost or Stolen Passport
- Social Security Card Theft
- Stolen or Unauthorized Credit Card Charges
- Telephone Service Fraud
- Unauthorized Credit Card Charges
- Unauthorized Loan
- Unauthorized Withdrawals from Bank Account
- Utilities Fraud
- Warrant Issued