Protecting Your Identity

Monitoring your credit report

  • You may obtain a free credit report at Even though this site asks for your social security number as part of its enrollment process, it is the site recommended by the Federal Trade Commission.
  • To further protect yourself from the possibility of identity theft, you can contact any one of three major credit reporting agencies to place a fraud alert on your credit files.
    • Experian     1-888-397-3742 or online
      P.O. Box 9701
      Allen TX 75013-9701
    • Equifax Information Services LLC     1-888-766-0008 or online
      P.O. Box 740241
      Atlanta GA 30374-0241
    • TransUnion LLC     1-800-680-7289 or online
      Fraud Assistance Division
      P.O. Box 6790
      Fullerton CA 92834-6790

Other information resources for protecting personal information

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