Identity Theft

Major Credit Cards

To report lost or stolen credit cards, call your credit card company immediately:

American Express
  • Within United States: 1-800-528-4800 (press 3)
  • Internationally: 1-336-393-1111 (Call Collect)
Discover Card
  • Within United States: 1-800-347-2683 (press # sign)
  • Internationally: 1-801-902-3100 (Charges May Apply)
MasterCard® Global Service Center
  • Within United States: 1-800-307-7309
  • Internationally: 1-636-722-7111 (Call Collect)
VISA
  • Within United States: 1-800-847-2911
  • Internationally: 1-410-581-9994 (Call Collect)

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Check Fraud

  • To find out if an ID thief has been passing checks in your name, call SCAN at 1-800-262-7771.
  • To report fraud on your personal checking account, call your financial institution.
  • To request retailers be notified that your checks are stolen, call:
    • TeleCheck at 1-800-710-9898

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Credit Bureaus

Equifax

www.equifax.com

  • To report fraud, call (800)-525-6285

Experian

www.experian.com

  • To report fraud, call (888) 397-3742

Trans Union Corporation

www.transunion.com

  • To report fraud, call (800) 680-7289

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Unsolicited Credit Offers

To opt out of pre-screened credit offers that come to you by mail, call the Consumer Credit Reporting Industry Opt In and Opt Out line at 1-888-567-8688.

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Stolen Driver�s License

To report a stolen driver�s license, call your local Department of Public Safety Driver's License Office.

Texas Driver License Office Map

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Identity Theft Hotline — Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

To report identity theft, call the FTC�s hotline at (877) ID-THEFT (877-438-4338)

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National Identity Theft Web Site

www.consumer.gov/idtheft

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Social Security Admin.

  • www.ssa.gov
  • To report social security fraud, call 800-269-0271

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United States Postal Inspection Service

To report suspected mail theft, visit the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at www.usps.gov/websites/depart/inspect

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