Identity theft is when someone else uses your personal information without permission to make illegal purchases, withdrawals, or open accounts. They may use your personal information such as your social security number, credit card numbers, date of birth, and mother's maiden name to perform fraudulent activity using your identity.
Who should I notify if I think I have been a victim of IdentityTheft?
Important Contact Information
If you think you have been a victim of fraud, below are important numbers you should know.
Rockland Trust 800.222.2299
Attorney General Consumer HotlineVisit www.ago.state.ma.us or call 617.727.8400
Federal Trade Commission HotlineVisit www.ftc.gov or call 1.877.IDTheft
Massachusetts Bankers AssociationVisit www.massbankers.org or call 617.523.7595
Office of Consumer Affairs HotlineVisit www.state.ma.us/dob or call 617.727.7780 or 888.283.3757
The Credit Reporting Bureaus/Fraud Departments
EquifaxP.O. Box 15069Atlanta, GA 30348888.766.0008
Experian (formerly TRW)P.O. Box 9532Allen, TX 75013888.397.3742
TransunionP.O. Box 679Fullerton, CA 92634800.680.7289