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Video: When Should I Request an Initial Fraud Alert?

When identity theft happens, the timing of your response can be critical. To maximize the effectiveness of your response, you may consider adding an alert to your credit file so your creditors will know your information has been compromised. Learn when you should activate these initial fraud alerts, and how to put them in place.

Are you a whiz at keeping your information secure when you're on the go? Check your security standards to see where you stack up. If you're a member of Experian CreditWorks, you can activate CreditLock to lock and unlock your Experian credit report information on demand and on-the-go. Discover more about how protecting your information with CreditLock can help keep your information secure from prying eyes but available to you when you need to review it or share access with another.


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