Credit Freeze Information in the Wake of the Equifax Hack

Credit Freeze Information in the Wake of the Equifax Hack

Credit experts recommend consumers freeze their credit to reduce risk of becoming an identity theft victim. This must be done individually with each credit reporting agencies. By freezing your credit, you prevent potential creditors from accessing your file and opening accounts in your name. However, credit freezes will not deter non-credit related frauds. For more information and how to contact the credit reporting agencies: Online Equifax: https://www.freeze.equifax.com/Freeze/jsp/SFF_PersonalIDInfo.jsp Experian: https://www.experian.com/freeze/center.html TransUnion: https://www.transunion.com/credit-freeze/place-credit-freeze Innovis: https://www.innovis.com/personal/securityFreeze Telephone Equifax: 800-685-1111 Experian: 888-397-3742 TransUnion: 888-909-8872 Innovis: 800-540-2505 U.S. Mail Equifax: Equifax Security Freeze, P.O. Box 105788, Atlanta, GA 30348 Experian: Experian, P.O. Box 9554, Allen, TX 75013 TransUnion: TransUnion LLC, P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA 19016 Innovis: Innovis Customer Assistance, P.O. Box 26, Pittsburgh, PA 15230-0026

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