Identity theft and fraud protection information


None - If you think you're a potential victim of identity theft, the Florida Attorney General's office recommends you take the following steps:

Step 1:
Report what happened to the three major credit bureaus.
Ask to have a "fraud alert" on your credit report.
Order copies of your report and check for unusual activity.
Request creditors contact you before they open new accounts or change existing accounts.

P.O. Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
To order your report: 1-800-685-1111
To report fraud: 1-800-525-6285
TDD: 800-255-0056
CLICK FOR: Equifax Web Site

Fraud Victim Assistance
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92834
To order your report: 1-800-888-4213
To report fraud: 1-800-680-7289
TDD: 877-553-7803
CLICK FOR: TransUnion Web Site

P.O. Box 9532
Allen, TX 75013
To order your report: 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742)
To report fraud: 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742)
TDD: 800-972-0322
CLICK FOR: Experian Web Site

Step 2:
Contact the fraud departments of your mortgage credit card companies, etc.

Step 3:
Contact your bank and other financial institutions where you do business

Step 4:
Contact law enforcement
Flag your Florida driver's license

  • Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Fraud Section: 850-617-2405

  • Florida Attorney General Fraud Hotline: 1-866-9-NO-SCAM