If You Are A Victim of Identity Theft

Financial Protection

If You Are A Victim of Identity Theft

If you suspect that you've become a victim of Identity Theft, take action quickly. You're more likely to protect yourself from further fraud if you respond immediately.

  • Contact each of the three major credit bureaus and request that a "fraud alert" be placed on your file.
    • Equifax: (800) 685-1111
    • Experian: (888) 397-3742
    • TransUnion: (800) 916-8800
  • Contact the security departments of the appropriate creditors or financial institutions for any accounts that have been fraudulently accessed or opened. Close those accounts, and set up passwords for any new accounts that you open.
  • If you suspect that your social security number has been used dishonestly, contact the Social Security Administration at (800) 772-1213 to verify the accuracy of your reported earnings and that your name is reported correctly.
  • File a police report in the jurisdiction where the Identity Theft took place. Request a copy of the report in case your financial institution or Credit Card Company needs proof at a later date.
  • If you need further assistance, contact the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at (877) 438-4338 to file a complaint. In addition to helping you solve financial problems associated with ID Theft, the FTC can refer your complaints to the appropriate government agency or organization for further action.

You Are Leaving Pittsford Federal Credit Union's Site

For your convenience PittsfordFCU.org provides a variety of information on our web site that is not directly related to Pittsford FCU products or services. This information is provided through the use of third party service providers via web links. By accessing these links you will be leaving Pittsford FCU's web site and entering a web site hosted by another party. Pittsford FCU is not responsible for the content of this third party web site. Pittsford FCU does not represent either the third party or the member if the two enter into a transaction. Please be advised that you will no longer be subject to, or under the protection of, the privacy and security policies of Pittsford Federal Credit Union. You are encouraged to review the privacy and security policies of the site you are entering, which may be different than those of Pittsford FCU.

Continue to Site