Helpful Resources


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Contact Number: 877-ID-Theft
Web: FTC Identity Theft Website
Mail: Identity Theft Clearinghouse Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20580
Social Security Administration
Data Operations Center
P. O. Box 7004
Wilkes Barre, PA 18767
Report Fraud: 800–269–0271
Request Report: 800–772–1203
Equifax
Report Fraud: 800–525–6285
Request Report: 800–685–1111
Trans Union
Report Fraud: 800–680–7289 Request Report: 800–888–4213
Experian (formerly TRW)
Report Fraud: 888–397–3742
Request Report: 888–397–3742
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Victim Advice and Assistance
Email: prc@privacy rights.org
Web: http://www.privacyrights.org
Check Verification Companies
  • Check Rite 800–766–2748
  • ChexSystem 800–428–9623
  • Equifax 800–437–5120
  • SCAN 800–262–7771
  • Telecheck 800–366–2425 or 800–710–9898
Direct Marketing Association Mail Preference Service
P. O. Box 282
Carmel, NY 10512
or register online at:
www.thedma.org/consumers/
offmailinglist.html
Direct Marketing Association Telephone Preference Service
P. O. Box 282
Carmel, NY 10512 www.dmaconsumers.org/cgi/offtelephonedave
Direct Marketing Association Email Preference Service www.dmaconsumers.org/offemaillist.html. (Your online request will be effective for one year)
Request Free Credit Report www.annualcreditreport.com
Phone: 877–322–8228
Mail: Annual Credit Report Request Service P. O. Box 105281
Atlanta, GA 30348–5281
Marketing Lists
Pre-screened Credit Offers: 888–5–OPTOUT
Telemarketing Calls: 888–382–1222 or
www.donotcall.gov
National Consumers League
www.fakechecks.org