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Save detail records of your conversations and copies of all correspondence
Make a police report if your identity has been stolen, keep a copy of the police report for your records
If you gave your scammer your banking information, and/ or credit card information you will need to close your accounts:
Place Fraud Alerts
You only need to contact one of the three companies to place an alert.
Experian: 1-888-EXPERIAN (397-3742)
Ask for a free copy of your credit report and go over the report, look for inquiries from companies you haven’t contacted, accounts you haven’t opened or debts. If you find any thing that is not supposed to be there get it removed. Continue to check your credit reports for at least a year after being scammed.
To place an alert on your credit report, or to have them removed, you will be required to provide appropriate proof of your identity: that may include your Social Security number, name, address and other personal information.