Warning Signs of Identity Theft

Some warning signs that you may be a victim of identity theft include the following:
  • Your monthly credit card and bank statements suddenly stop arriving.
  • You are denied credit for reasons that do not match your understanding of your financial position.
  • You start getting bills from companies you do not recognize.
  • You receive calls from collection agencies or creditors for an account you don’t have or that is up to date.
  • You observe unusual entries on your credit report.
  • Financial account statements show withdrawals you didn’t make.A creditor calls to say you’ve been approved or denied credit that you haven’t applied for or you get credit card statements for accounts you don’t have.