ITRC Solution 1
Clearing a Fraudulent New Account

Financial identity theft may be discovered when the victim is notified by a company to verify a submitted application for credit, a bill for debts they did not incur or by reviewing their credit reports for suspicious activity. The following steps are recommended: 

Related Links:

ITRC Solution SN 10 - Should I file a police report?
ITRC Fact Sheet FS 100 – Financial Identity Theft: The Beginning Steps


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