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Reporting Identity Theft | TransUnion


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Knowing where to turn in order to report identity theft is as important as knowing how to spot it. And whether the signs come from a credit report or a credit card statement, you should report identity theft as soon as you notice it.

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How you become a victim of identity theft? While this is not good news, TransUnion can help. Here's how:

First, report the theft to your local law enforcement agency. Give them a list of your items stolen, or report the suspicious activity you noticed. Request a copy of the report, you might need it later.

If you think you have been, or may be a victim of one of these crimes, contact TransUnion and add an initial, extended, or active duty fraud alert to your credit file. Advising potential creditors to contact you personally before approving any applications in your name.