Credit File Freeze Information and What to Do If You are a Victim of Identity Theft

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The Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection has provided Maine residents with information on how to freeze their credit reports in the wake of the Equifax data breach.  Here is the link to the web page that provides this information:

http://www.maine.gov/pfr/consumercredit/file_freeze_info.htm 

The library also has printed copies of this information available at the circulation desk. 

The Federal Trade Commission has created two resources that provide directions for what to do if you are a victim of identity theft:

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/pdf-0009_identitytheft_a_recovery_plan.pdf

https://www.identitytheft.gov/ 

 


-Posted on September 25, 2017