You should periodically check your credit report to be sure the information is accurate, and to protect against potential fraud or identity theft. Once a year you may receive a free copy of your credit report from www.annualcreditreport.com, or by calling 877-322-8228. If you discover inconsistencies on your credit report, notify one of the three credit bureaus listed below, and they will share the information with the other two agencies.
To report fraud, call: 1-800-525-6285 and write:
P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
For the hearing impaired, call 1-800-255-0056 and ask the operator to dial
For the Auto Disclosure Line, call 1-800-685-1111 to request a copy of your report.
To report fraud, call: 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742) and write:
P.O. Box 9530, Allen TX 75013
To report fraud, call: 1-800-680-7289 and write:
Fraud Victim Assistance Division, P.O. Box 6790, Fullerton, CA 92634
You should also report the crime to your local law enforcement agency and to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). You can contact the FTC at 1-877-438-4338.