Additional Resources

You may want to consult these resources for additional tips and information.


Phone: 800.525.6285

Equifax Office of Fraud Assistance
P.O. Box 740250
Atlanta, GA 30374


Phone: 888.397.3742

P.O. Box 1017
Allen, TX 75013-1017

Phone: 800.680.7289

Fraud Victim Assistance Dept
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92834

Experian is a registered trademark of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. or its affiliates.
Equifax is a registered trademark of Equifax, Inc.
TransUnion is a registered trademark of TransUnion LLC.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Offers a variety of information for consumers on financial topics, from understanding financial privacy to filing complaints.

Free Annual Credit Report – Information on how you can request and receive a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each of the national credit reporting companies. This is the only truly free credit report website.

ID Theft Resource Center

Federal Trade Commission’s 888.382.1222 – “Deter. Detect. Defend. Avoid.” Identity Theft Site. Also file a complaint through this site.

FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection – Covers a range of topics to help consumers avoid fraud.

US-CERT Cyber Security Tips

Cyber Crime and Common Fraud Scams

OnGuard Online –  Includes information on how to help protect your personal information, secure your computer, protecting your children online and protect yourself against fraud.

Internet Crimes

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

The National Consumers League and – Current information on the latest scams.

IRS – Information on Identity Protection from the IRS

Fraud Avengers

Microsoft® Security At Home – A Microsoft site committed to providing you with easy steps and resources to secure your computer at home.

Get Safe Online.Org – Learn how to protect your home PC or MAC

Better Business Bureau – Information to help you detect, avoid and report scams.

U.S. Postal Inspection Service Mail Fraud – Information on avoiding and reporting mail fraud, with descriptions of common mail fraud schemes.

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse | Empowering Consumers – A nonprofit consumer education and advocacy project whose purpose is to advocate for consumers’ privacy rights in public policy proceedings.

Telephone solicitation removal

Register for both for widest coverage.

Telephone preference service
Direct Marketing Association
P.O. Box 1559
Carmel, NY 10512

The Federal Government National Do Not Call Registry

Opt out of pre-approved offers

To opt out of pre-approved offers and marketing lists, call 888.567.8688.

Opt out of mail and email lists

To remove your name from national mailing lists, visit or write to :
Mail preference service
Direct Marketing Assoc.
P.O. Box 643
Carmel, NY 10512