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I've just lost my S.S. card. What do I do so that no one can

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I've just lost my S.S. card. What do I do so that no one can use my number?
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: My name: Helen ************* ss: ********** dob: March 24, 1922
JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: I don't know what.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 5 months ago.

Hello: This isCustomer Welcome to JustAnswer! I am reviewing your post, and I will post my response very shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 5 months ago.

Go to your local Police Station and file a Police Report. Then go to the local office of Social Security Administration and file a report and request for a replacement. Click here for contact information:

https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/main.jsp

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

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

You also need to contact Credit Reporting Agencies to request a free copy of your credit report so that you can review the reports and then dispute any fraudulent information on the reports. Click on the link below to get a free report from each of the major Credit Reporting Agencies:

https://www.annualcreditreport.com/requestReport/landingPage.action