More and more 65 plus and better are taken advantage by perpetrators online or phone scams. After my recent conversation with a federal agency today, who informed my company that identity theft for seniors is on the rise. For this reason, this company is providing a list to our Floridian seniors who can use this checklist to stop their identity compromise quickly and recover their personal credit fast.
Free Links For Identity Compromise:
- Freeze your credit with Experian
- Freeze your credit with Equifax
- Freeze your credit with Transunion
- Contact Federal Trade Commission and file a report
- File a police report with your county or city, you need your FTC report number to be linked to your local police report
- Obtain credit monitoring with Experian, it is worth the $24.99 per month. You will receive alerts on your credit activities
- Purchase Title Lock, your address is of public record, unless you ask your county to remove your information for good reason.
- File a claim with USPS, they should have tracking on any new forwarding addresses that you did not authorize. Clearly inform in your USPS complaint, your identity has been compromised and you would like to track any new forwarding address requests.
- Remove your information from MyLife, they are extremely easy to work with
- Opt out of any credit offers you receive in the mail
- Report your IRS tax scam here
- If you were a victim of a fraudulent 1099-G, for unemployment benefits, click here to file your claim
Please note, you may unfreeze your credit at any time. In addition, if you cannot fix the identity theft on your own, you are welcome to contact us for a free consultation.
For more information on how we can locally help you with personal identity theft in Florida please fill out the online contact form about your concerns or give us a call at 239.260.4602. Read what our valued clients have to say about First Pro Capital and Credit Consulting Experts on our Testimonials page.