• Identity theft and fraud protection information

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    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.


    Equifax:
    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

    TransUnion
    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

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