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I actually did contact Equifax and received a letter confirming they would place a fraud alert on my SS # XXXXX 3 months for free. Thereafter, it would cost me $ to continue the alert service. I will contact the IRS as per your advice - thank you :-).
I was considering contacting the General Manager of Maketewah CC (the employer) to see if he A. Knew of the incident with my paycheck, and B. If he would consider paying to protect my I.D. with a service.
Would I have a possible legal case to obtain such a service, or further, have a case for a law suit claiming my I.D. was jeopardized?
Your answers were logical and will help me make decisions pertaining to my problem.
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