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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.

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.

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?