Can I place a fraud alert on my bank account?

Answer When a person is the victim of identity theft or suspects identify theft, it is possible to alert her bank that an account may be subjected to fraud. Most banks will take information over the phone... Read More »

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How to Place a Fraud Alert on My Credit?

The Federal Trade Commission advises consumers who believe they have become identity theft victims to immediately place a fraud alert on their credit reports by calling any one of the three nationw... Read More »

How to Place a Fraud Alert at Credit Agencies?

If you worry about becoming a victim of identity theft, filing a fraud alert with the credit bureaus will help you protect your personal information. A fraud alert is a notice within your credit fi... Read More »

How do I add a fraud alert?

Contact the Credit BureausContact the credit bureaus--Equifax, Experian and TransUnion--to place a fraud alert on your credit file. Contact one bureau and it will automatically alert the other two... Read More »

How to Set Up a TIN Fraud Alert?

A Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is a nine-digit number used to identify you to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Social Security Administration; it is also used to obtain credit. In mos... Read More »