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4 Steps To Securing Your Credit After An Identity Theft Clarkgym43 Comments

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The unthinkable has happened: someone has stolen your identity and now your credit score has been affected. You cannot get that new car you have been saving up for, you cannot get a home loan, no new credit cards, and that new cell phone you wanted now has a $600 deductible on it all because your credit has been affected. What do you do now? Where do you start? How can you rebuild your credit after something like this? Here are four steps that you can take to secure your credit after an identity thief has played with your good name.

Step 1: File A Police Report

Many people forget this step, especially since the crime didn’t happen at your home or anywhere really locally, but you must file a police report as soon as you realize you’ve been a victim of identity theft. The police can also help you fill out or file any other reports that you need to, such as with a local identity theft task force and so on. Having…

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