Cancel credit cards

Citibank: 800-950-5114
Discover: 800-347-2683
Bank1One: 800-945-2006
American Express: 800-528-2122
PFCU: 800-247-5626 (410-581-9994 collect from outside U.S.)
FNBO: 888-530-3626 (402-346-1553 collect from outside U.S.)

Prevent Identity Theft

Call DMV (and then go later in person)
  MA: 617-351-4500 (area codes 339, 617, 781, 857, or out of state)
  MA: 800-858-3926 (area codes 351, 413, 508, 774, or 978)
  VA: 1-866-DMVLINE (1-866-368-5463) or 1-800-435-5137
FTC Hotline: 877-IDTHEFT (877-438-4338)
SS Admin: 800-772-1213 (or 800-269-0271)
SS Admin (fraud line): 800-269-0271

File Local Police Report

Arlington County Police: 703-228-4040

Contact Credit Reporting Organizations

Equifax: 800-525-6285
  P.O. Box 740241
  Atlanta, GA 30374-0241
Experian: 888-397-3742
  P.O. Box 9532
  Allen, TX 75013
Trans Union: 800-680-7289
  Fraud Victim Assistance Division
  P.O. Box 6790
  Fullerton, CA 92834-6790

If Checks are Stolen call Check Verification Services

Telecheck: 800-710-9898 or 927-0188
Certegy: 800-437-5120
International Check Services: 800-631-9656

Preventative Measures

1) Use only initials on checks, so someone who steals them will not know
how to sign them (the bank does know).
2) Don't sign the back of credit cards. Instead put "Photo ID Required."
3) Print only the last 4 digits of your account number on a check when
paying a credit card bill.
4) On checks:
A) Use your work number
B) use a P.O. Box if you have one
C) Don't put your SS# on checks
5) Make a copy of everything in your wallet
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