Credit Cards, Privacy Matters, and Identity Theft

To opt out of pre-screening or pre-approved credit and insurance offers

Remove name from direst marketing list
DMA Choice Mail Preference Service
Direct Marketing Association
PO Box 643
Carmel, NY 10512

To stop telemarketing calls
Federal Trade Commission
National Do Not Call Registry
1-866-290-4236 (hearing impaired)

Remove name from commercial e-mail advertising list
E-mail registration

Free Annual Credit Report

Credit Reporting Bureaus
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

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

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

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)

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
1-866-653-4261 (hearing impaired)

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

Additional identity theft resources
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Identity Theft Resource Center

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

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