In today’s post-pandemic world, identity theft is becoming a rampant problem. It can happen in various ways, even between people who know each other. Roommates who forget to secure their personal information, parents using their children’s identity for their own benefit, and even grown children taking advantage of their elderly parents are just some examples. The worst part? The fraudulent activities are usually reflected in your credit report.
Discovering identity theft can be a nightmare, especially when it happens while applying for a loan, renting an apartment or getting a mortgage. If you suspect identity theft, taking immediate action is crucial. Filing a police report and contacting the credit reporting agencies are the first steps. When notifying the credit reporting agencies, make sure to write a detailed letter listing all accounts that belong to you and the ones that don’t. Also, specify whether the balances on the accounts that belong to you are accurate. To ensure delivery and proof of receipt, send the letter via certified mail or a trusted courier service with a tracking number.
But don’t worry, Abel Pierre and his team are here to help! With 20 years of experience in representing identity theft victims nationwide, Abel Pierre offers affordable solutions for people in need. If you suspect any fraudulent activities or mistakes on your credit report, don’t hesitate to contact us at 888-744-0757 or send us a message by clicking here. We’ll fight hard to get your credit report corrected and protect your family from the devastating consequences of identity theft.