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Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud

Oakland County Sheriff's Office

See also: Identity Fraud Initiative

If you suspect you have been a victim of Credit or Internet Fraud and/or Identity Theft, contact the following to report the incident:

To protect yourself from further incidents, protect your credit and identity by contacting the following:

Identity Theft

Credit Card or Check Fraud

The three major credit tracking companies: Have a "fraud alert" placed on your credit record/history. For a more permanent answer to fraud, also place a "fraud victim statement" on your records.

Credit Tracking Company Order Your Report Report Fraud
Experian P.O. Box 2104
Allen, TX 75013

Phone: 888-397-3742
P.O. Box 9532
Allen, TX 75013

Phone: 888-397-3742
TDD: 800-972-0322
TransUnion P.O. Box 1000
Chester, PA 19022

Phone: 800-916-8800
Fraud Victim Assistance Division
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92634-6790

Phone: 800-68-7289
TDD: 877-553-7803
Equifax P.O. Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374-0241

Phone: 800-685-1111
P.O. Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374-0241

Phone: 888-766-0008
TDD: 800-255-0056

Report the lost or stolen checks to the following check reporting/monitoring organizations:

  • CheckRite 800-766-2748
  • Chexsystems 800-428-9623
  • CrossCheck 707-586-0551
  • Equifax 800-437-5120
  • National Processing Co. 800-526-5380
  • SCAN 800-262-7771
  • TeleCheck 800-710-9898
Remember that your credit and identity can be compromised at any time. Take the necessary steps to protect yourself and avoid years of confusion and chaos that can accompany credit and identity fraud.