Credit Cards, Privacy Matters, and Identity Theft

To opt out of pre-screening or pre-approved credit and insurance offers
1-888-567-8688
http://www.optoutprescreen.com/

Remove name from direst marketing list
DMA Choice Mail Preference Service
Direct Marketing Association
PO Box 643
Carmel, NY 10512
http://www.dmachoice.org/

To stop telemarketing calls
Federal Trade Commission
National Do Not Call Registry
http://www.donontcall.gov
1-888-382-1222
1-866-290-4236 (hearing impaired)

Remove name from commercial e-mail advertising list
E-mail registration
http://www.dmachoice.org

Free Annual Credit Report
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp

Credit Reporting Bureaus
Experian
Report Fraud: 1-888-397-3742
Order copy of report:  1-888-397-3742
Cost for PA residents: $10.00 + tax
PO Box 2104
Allen, TX 75013-2104

http://www.experian.com

Equifax
Report Fraud:  1-800-525-6285
Order copy of report:  1-800-685-1111
Cost for PA residents: $10.00
Attention:  Consumer Department
PO Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374
http://www.equifax.com/

TransUnion
Report Fraud:  1-800-680-7289
Order a Copy of report:  1800-888-4213
Cost for PA residents:  $10.50
National Consumer Disclosure Center
PO Box 1000
Chester, PA 19022
http://www.transunion.com/

Social Security Administration
To report fraudulent use of SSN

1-800-269-0271(10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. EST)
1-800-501-2101 (hearing impaired)
http://www.ssa.gov/

To report fraudulent use of checks
SCAN:  1-800-262-7771
Certegy:  1-800-437-5120
TeleCheck:  1-800-710-9898
ChexSystems:  1-800-428-9623

File an identity complaint
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Identity Theft Hotline
1-877-438-4338
1-866-653-4261 (hearing impaired)

http://www.ftc.gov/idtheft

Write to:
Identity Theft Clearinghouse
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20580

Additional identity theft resources
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

http://www.privacyrights.org/


Identity Theft Resource Center

PO BOx 26833
San Diego, CA 92196
1-858-693-7953 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST)

http://www.idtheftcenter.org/

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