Fact Sheet 115B
Child Using Parent’s Identity 

It can be particularly traumatizing for a parent to discover their child abusing their identity.  Points to consider:

Here are some of your options.  Each option has distinct ramifications.

Should you decide to take action against your child, these are the first few steps to take.

Related Resource:

ITRC Fact Sheet FS 115 – When you Personally Know the Thief


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