Posted by Kenneth Baugh on 04 May 2017 02:56 PM
Report identity theft with a fraud alert
If you suspect your identity has been stolen...
If you suspect your identity has been stolen, you should immediately place a fraud alert with any one of the major credit bureaus and request a credit report. For details, visit The California Attorney General's web site:State of California
Department of Justice
Office of the Attorney General
Tips for Victims of Identity Theft
You can also report your identity theft to the Federal Government here: https://www.identitytheft.gov/
Then take immediate action, using the steps listed in this document: https://www.identitytheft.gov/PDFs/Data_Breach.pdf
To assist in the overall recovery process use this guide here: FTC: Identity Theft, A Recovery Plan - a guide to assist victims of identity theft
If you are also a student...
If you become a victim of identity theft involving federal education funds or suspect that your student information has been stolen, contact:The U.S. Department of Education
Office of Inspector General Hotline