Consumers who take precautionary steps to protect themselves and their identity are less likely to have their personal information stolen and misused. Here are some helpful links that might be useful in your fight against fraud.
- Call 1-888-5-OPTOUT (1-888-567-8688) or visit www.optoutprescreen.com to be removed from credit card applications and other mail that contain personal information.
- Order your free annual credit report www.annualcreditreport.com or call 877-322-8228.
- The sponsors of this research offer consumer education resources at:
- If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, visit Identity Theft Resource Center or call (888) 400-5530