FTC ALERT: What to Do When Someone Steals your Identity or Account Related Information
By Federal Trade Commission // October 4, 2020
GO TO IdentityTheft.gov to get your recovery plan
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(FTC) – Did someone use your personal information to open up a new mobile account or credit card?
Or maybe buy stuff with one of your existing accounts? Or did they file for unemployment or taxes in your name? That’s identity theft.
If any of this happened to you, the FTC wants to help you stop the damage and start recovering.
Not sure whether someone has stolen your identity? Check out these clues that someone is using your information.
If your information has been compromised, find the next steps to take. But all roads lead to IdentityTheft.gov, so start there to get your recovery plan.