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3 in Pleasanton victims of identity theft in past week

Original post made on Sep 14, 2012

Three residents were the victims of identity theft over the last week, according to Pleasanton police reports.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 14, 2012, 6:57 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by Staycee
a resident of Downtown
on Sep 15, 2012 at 6:12 pm

1 ply or 2 ply?

Posted by Balam Letona
a resident of another community
on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:02 pm

For the folks who are victims of identity theft or suspect they might be, please do the following:

1) Obtain a free copy of your credit report.
Web Link

2) Place a credit freeze on your credit report with Equifax, Experian and Transunion.

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3) If accounts appear on your credit report that were opened by identity theft then complete a FTC Identity Theft Affidavit and dispute those accounts by mail with the credit reporting agencies.

For the FTC form go here:
Web Link

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