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
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
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:
Direct Marketing Association Telephone Preference Service
P. O. Box 282
Carmel, NY 10512
Direct Marketing Association Email Preference Service (Your online request will be effective for one year)
Request Free Credit Report
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
National Consumers League