Keep a log

Keeping a Log

IMPORTANT: Keep a log of all conversations with authorities and financial institutions including dates, names, and phone numbers.  Send correspondence by certified mail and keep copies of all letters and documents.  Your files may become necessary to prove that you made a timely effort to stop the identity thief and cannot be held responsible for losses caused by the crook.

All of the suggestions, tips and guidance provided in the above section are for informational purposes only.  They are general guidelines provided to assist fraud victims in understanding some of the steps they may take to help protect their personal and financial interests.  The suggestions are not all-inclusive and should not be considered nor interpreted as legal, accounting, financial
or technical advice.  You may wish to consult your attorney, accountant or other advisor for specific advice, guidance or recommendations concerning this topic.