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I was scammed today and they got my SS number, I can give

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I was scammed today and they got my SS number
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: I can give you my SS number if that will help
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?
Customer: Only that I thought I was giving the information to a legitimate vendor.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Barbara replied 1 month ago.

Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Visit www.identitytheft.gov to report identity theft and get a recovery plan. www.identitytheft.gov guides you through each step of the recovery process. It’s a one-stop resource managed by the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency. You can also call 1-877-IDTHEFT.

You may also want to the contact the IRS.

You can call Social Security directly at 1-***-***-**** between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

The following link contains additional information you will find helpful:

https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10064.pdf

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

Expert:  Barbara replied 1 month ago.

Just following up with you to see if you have any other questions. If so, please let me know so I can assist you further.

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