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Credit Reports and Identity Theft

If you are 60+ and you need help with credit reports or identity theft, call the Consumer Law Project for Elders at 1-800-296-1467. For more information, visit the Age 60+ Help section of this website.

Read this brochure to learn about the most common scams affecting seniors, why seniors are frequent targets, who the scammers are, what you can do to prevent becoming a victim, and who to contact if you become a victim of a scam.

Identity theft is a serious crime. It can hurt your credit, leave you stuck with bills that aren’t yours, and create problems that could haunt you for years.

It is a good idea to check your credit reports at least once a year for any mistakes or misinformation. Any inaccuracies should be corrected immediately.

Is someone using your personal information to open accounts, file taxes, or make purchases?

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Credit Reports and Identity Theft

If you are 60+ and you need help with credit reports or identity theft, call the Consumer Law Project for Elders at 1-800-296-1467. For more information, visit the Age 60+ Help section of this website.

Read this brochure to learn about the most common scams affecting seniors, why seniors are frequent targets, who the scammers are, what you can do to prevent becoming a victim, and who to contact if you become a victim of a scam.

Identity theft is a serious crime. It can hurt your credit, leave you stuck with bills that aren’t yours, and create problems that could haunt you for years.

It is a good idea to check your credit reports at least once a year for any mistakes or misinformation. Any inaccuracies should be corrected immediately.

Is someone using your personal information to open accounts, file taxes, or make purchases?