Below are some tips to help protect yourself from identity theft:
Order your free credit reports every year.
To request your reports, write to: Annual Credit Report Request Service
PO Box 105281
Atlanta, GA 30348-5281
Or call toll free 1 (877) 332-8228
Or go online to Annual Credit Report
Shred personal papers, receipts and junk mail.
Opt-out of prescreened credit card offers.
To opt-out call toll free 1 (888) 567-8688
Or go online to Opt Out Prescreen
Read credit card and bank statements immediately. Keep a record of all account numbers.
Guard your social security number, other personal information and credit card numbers.
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