Your mail has been stolen:
Contact your local US Postal Inspector. Stolen mail can be used to obtain new credit cards, bank or credit card statements, pre-screened credit offers or tax information. It may also be used to falsify change of address forms or to obtain your personal information through a fraud conducted by mail. To find your local postal inspector, check your telephone directory.
Your Social Security number has been used fraudulently:
Contact the Social Security Administration (SSA) Fraud Hotline at 1 800 269-0271.
Your passport has been lost or stolen:
Contact the United States Department of State (USDS) local field office or visit this website for assistance.
Your checks have been stolen or misused:
Close the account with your financial institution and contact these major check verification companies to request that retailers using their databases refuse to accept your checks:
- Telecheck: 1 800 710-9898 or 1 800 927-0188
- Certegy, Inc.: 1 800 437-5120
- International Check Services: 1 800 631-9656