You can report identity theft and the fraudulent use of personal information, including:

  • Social security
  • Credit card
  • Bank account numbers

You can also report phone scams.

Officers from your local police precinct will respond when they are not handling emergency situations.

You can request a flyer with tips on how to prevent and respond to identity theft.

Online

Get identity theft prevention tips for consumers.

Get identity theft prevention tips for businesses.

By Mail

Call 311 to request a paper copy.

If your personal information has been stolen, the Federal Trade Commission recommends that you contact the three nationwide consumer reporting companies and request that an initial fraud alert be placed on credit reports.

These companies are Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. They can be contacted online or by phone.

Online

Visit the Equifax homepage.
Visit the Experian homepage.
Visit the TransUnion homepage.

By Phone

  • Agency: Equifax
  • Phone Number: (800) 525-6285
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Agency: Experian
  • Phone Number: (888) 397-3742
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Agency: TransUnion
  • Phone Number: (800) 680-7289
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM