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When ID Theft Hits: What To Do

Quick, careful record-keeping can save headaches later. Maybe it’s a call from your credit card company alerting you to a flurry of unusual charges. Or a denied car loan application. Perhaps you suddenly start getting phone calls from a collection agency. Or the motor vehicle department sends you a notice saying your license has been revoked. There’s any number of ways you can discover the bad news: You’re a victim of identity theft. Now what? NEXT COMES A mind-numbing headache, and the hangover can last for months or even years. In fact, victims should expect to spend about 175 hours on the paperwork necessary to clean up the fallout from an identity theft. The exercise can challenge even the most patient paper-pusher. But there’s a lot you can do that will enhance your chances at full recovery and limit the complications. Full Story

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