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Ouy social security numbers have been stolen what should we

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ouy social security numbers have been stolen what should we do frist. thank you
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 months ago.

File a Police Report. Then go to the local office of Social Security Administration and file a report. Click here for contact information:

https://www.ssa.gov/agency/contact/

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 months ago.

File complaint with FTC, this would generate Identity Theft Affidavit.

https://www.identitytheft.gov/

Also contact all three major credit Reporting Agencies (Experian, Equifax, and Transunion) to put a security freeze on your account. With this you would be notified if someone tries to apply for credit using your information.

http://www.experian.com/consumer/security_freeze.html

http://www.equifax.com/help/credit-freeze/en_cp

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0497-credit-freeze-faqs

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 months ago.

Opt out was by accident.

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 months ago.

File a Police Report. Then go to the local office of Social Security Administration and file a report. Click here for contact information:

https://www.ssa.gov/agency/contact/

File complaint with FTC, this would generate Identity Theft Affidavit.

https://www.identitytheft.gov/

Also contact all three major credit Reporting Agencies (Experian, Equifax, and Transunion) to put a security freeze on your account. With this you would be notified if someone tries to apply for credit using your information.

http://www.experian.com/consumer/security_freeze.html

http://www.equifax.com/help/credit-freeze/en_cp

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0497-credit-freeze-faqs

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