Spring Credit Bootcamp Series: What to Do If You’ve Been a Victim of Credit Fraud

Our weekly #CreditChat started in 2012 to help our community learn about credit and important personal finance topics (e.g. saving money, paying down debt, improving credit scores). Each chat is hosted by @Experian on Twitter and all are welcome to participate. DM us any questions.

Throughout the month of March we are taking things back to the basics with our credit bootcamp series. Each week, our hour-long conversations will feature important information about credit reports, credit scores and the role credit plays in our financial lives. Additionally, we will host special Twitter Spaces conversations to address your burning credit questions. Join us!

Topic: Spring Credit Bootcamp Series: Credit Scores and How to Improve Them

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Jeanne Kelly: Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder of JeanneKelly.net; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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  1. What is credit fraud? 
  2. What are common forms of credit fraud? 
  3. What are some signs you may be the victim of credit fraud or identity theft? 
  4. How can credit fraud affect your credit scores?  
  5. What can you do to reduce your risk of becoming a victim of credit fraud? 
  6. Who are prime targets for credit fraud? 
  7. What should you do if you receive a data breach notice? 
  8. What can you do if a family member or friend has victimized you with credit fraud? 
  9. What should you do to protect and restore your credit if you find out you are a victim? 
  10. What final tips do you have for someone who has been the victim of credit fraud? 

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