Other Resources


To take advantage of your free credit report, visit www.annualcreditreport.com


Find consumer advice on how to avoid phishing scams, what to do if you have given out your personal financial information, how to report phishing and also browse the phishing archives.


The Federal Trade Commission web site has information for consumers and businesses on how to deter, detect and defend against identity theft. The website also includes details on how an active duty military person can place an ‘Active Duty Alert’ on their credit report and how you can file an identity theft complaint with the Federal Trade Commission.


The Federal Bureau of Investigations website has many features which include the Be Crime Smart section on reporting internet crime, warnings, e-scams, common fraud schemes and other tips and suggestions.

Credit Reporting Agencies 

(by notifying one agency of fraudulent activity, you will notify all three)

  • Equifax
    Request a credit report: (800) 685-1111
    Reporting Fraud: (888) 766-0008
    Website: http://www.equifax.com
  • Experian
    Request a credit report: (888) 397-3742
    Reporting Fraud: (888) 397-3742
    Website: http://www.experian.com
  • TransUnion Corporation
    Request a credit Report: (800) 888-4213
    Reporting Fraud: (800) 680-7289
    Website: http://www.transunion.com

Fraudulent use of Checks

  • ChexSystems
    Attn: Consumer Relations
    12005 Ford Road Suite 600
    Dallas, TX 75234
    (800) 428-9623
  • TeleCheck: (800) 710-9898

U.S. Government Agencies on Identity Theft

  • Federal Trade Commission
    Identity Theft Clearing House
    Hotline: (877) 438-4338
    IDD: (202) 326-2502
    Website: https://www.ftc.gov/