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I now am a victim of Identity Theft. I have notified IRS and so far I have not received any information. What else can I do? Thank You, ***** *****

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Depending upon how long it has been since you notified the IRS, I would check with them again. They should be assigning you an Identification Protection (IP) PIN. As far as what else you can do, you can contact the 3 major credit bureaus if you have not already done so (Equifax, Experian, and Trans-Union and ask that they place a fraud alert on your credit files. For more information regarding this, you can refer to the following link:

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0275-place-fraud-alert

For more detailed information regarding the IP PIN, refer to the following link:

https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

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