Fraud Contact Information for Credit Bureaus – Experian, Equifax, TransUnion
Dec14

Fraud Contact Information for Credit Bureaus – Experian, Equifax, TransUnion

Use the numbers on this page to contact the different private and public agencies about fraud. Especially important are the credit bureaus. Asking them to put a “fraud alert” on your credit file should slow down anyone trying to open more credit in your name. The US federal government maintains a website specifically for reporting identity theft and fraud. IdentityTheft.gov, which is maintained by the FTC, is the primary...

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How to freeze your credit
Nov06

How to freeze your credit

Freezing your credit report makes it hard for fraudsters to take out loans  or other finance in your name. With concerns about data privacy, and the increasing threat of hackers targeting sensitive financial information, it’s more important to use security tools such as a credit freeze than ever before. In this article we will look at the main reasons for freezing your credit file, how to apply a freeze with each of the three US...

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