Fraud alert

Help protect your credit information

What would you like to do?

Fraud alert messages notify potential credit grantors to verify your identification before extending credit in your name in case someone is using your information without your consent. Learn more.

What kind of fraud alert would you like to request?

Did you know?

If you are a victim of identity theft and submit a copy of a valid identity theft report that you have filed with a Federal, State or local law enforcement agency, then you may request an Extended Fraud Victim Alert, which lasts for 7 years.

Option 1: Free annual Credit Report

Federal law allows you to get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company.


Phone: 877 FACTACT

Mail: Visit for instructions

Did you know?

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) entitles you to a free Credit Report under certain circumstances:

Option 2: Order your Credit Report online

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Option 3: Order by phone

1 888 397 3742

International callers who experience difficulties calling these numbers should contact their telephone service providers for assistance.

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