Contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
After you have filed a report with local law enforcement and with the FTC's
Identity Theft Clearinghouse, you may contact FDLE. FDLE Special Agents who
work identity theft cases may be able to provide additional guidance and
assistance. Check your phone book to find the nearest FDLE Regional
Operations Center or visit www.fdle.state.fl.us
Remove your personal identifiers from Florida court records.
Any person has the right to request the Clerk or County Recorder to
redact/remove his or her Social Security number, bank account number, credit,
debit or charge card number from an image or copy of an Official Record that has
been placed on such Clerk's/County Recorder's publicly available Internet
website, or in a court file. If you believe your personal information appears in a
publicly available record, contact your County Clerk's Office to initiate a request.
A listing of all County Clerks can be found at www.flcler ks.com
Report Mail Theft to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service will investigate if your mail has been stolen by
an identity thief and used to obtain new credit or commit fraud. Incidents should
be reported to your nearest U.S. Postal Inspection Service district office. Check
your telephone book for your local office or visit www.usps.com
Report Passport Fraud to the U.S. Department of State.
If your passport is lost or stolen, or you believe it is being used fraudulently,
contact your local Department of State field office. Check your telephone book
for your local office or visit www.state.gov
Protect your Social Securit y number.
The Social Security Administration can verify the accuracy of the earnings
reported on your social security number. To check for inaccuracies or fraud,
order a copy of your Personal Earnings and Benefit Estimate Statement (PEBES)
from the Social Security Administration by calling 1-800-772-1213 or visiting