Consumer Reporting Fraud Alerts
You have the right to ask that nationwide consumer reporting agencies place “farud alerts” in your credit file to let potential creditors and other know that you may be a victim of identity theft. A fraud alert can make it more difficult for someone to get credit in your name. Listed below are the websites & phone numbers to the three major nationwide consumer reporting agencies.
- http://www.equifax.com or (800) 525-6285
- http://www.experian.com or (888) 397-3742
- http://www.transunion.com or (800) 680-7289
State of Utah Identity Theft Report
The State of Utah Attorney General’s Office offers a Statewide identity theft reporting system for residents.
Please click here to start your Identity Theft Report.
- Telemarketing, Internet, Elder fraud – http://www.fraud.org/
- Identity theft info – http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/cyber/identity_theft
- FTC credit info – http://www.ftc.gov/credit
- Report Medicare or Medicaid fraud – http://www.oig.hhs.gov/fraud/ or (800) 447-8477
- General Social Security info – http://www.socialsecurity.gov/reach.htm or (800) 772-1213
- SSA Fraud Hotline – Call (800) 269-0271 or TTY (866) 501-2101
The SSA OIG Fraud hotline is a clearinghouse for receiving and handling allegations regarding violations of law or regulations affecting Social Secuirty Administration (SSA) programs and operations.