What should I do if my information is lost or stolen, but my accounts don’t show any problems?

If your wallet, Social Security card, or other personal, financial, or account information is lost or stolen, contact the credit reporting companies and place a fraud alert on your credit file. Check your bank and other account statements for unusual activity. You may want to take additional steps, depending on what information was lost or stolen. You can exercise your legal right to a free copy of your credit report. If your information is lost in a data breach, the organization that lost your information will notify you and tell you about your rights.

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