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ID theft resources

The following are tools and resources that were designed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help you resolve issues related to identity theft.

ID Theft Affidavit - Download PDF
The ID Theft Affidavit may be required for a variety of purposes, including absolving you of the debt when an identity thief opens a new account in your name, or to obtain application or transaction records from a company the identity thief dealt with.

Sample Letter to Request Fraudulent Transaction or Account Information - Download Word Document
Use this letter to request information from companies the identity thief dealt with. This information can be useful to you to show that the thief, rather than you, made the transaction.

Chart Your Course of Action - Download PDF
This form will help you keep track of the actions needed to take to report identity theft.

Sample Letter to Credit Reporting Company - Download Word Document
Use this sample letter to request that the consumer reporting companies block fraudulent information from appearing on your credit report.

Sample Letter to Company Disputing Charge on Existing Account - Download Word Document
Use this sample letter to dispute transactions on an existing account as a result of identity theft.

Sample Letter to Company Disputing Charge on Fraudulently Opened Account - Download Word Document
Use this sample letter to dispute charges on an account opened in your name by an identity

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