Identity Theft Resources

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IS SOMEONE USING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER?

For fraud relating to your social security number being used with the IRS, complete this form and send it to IRS.

ONLINE SCAMS

For fraud or scams conducted online including Craigslist, money order scams, ransom ware, etc., file a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center at: www.ic3.gov

UNAUTHORIZED ONLINE CHARGES TO CREDIT CARD

For unauthorized charges on your credit/debit card that occurred online, file an Identity Theft report with the Federal Trade Commission at  www.identitytheft.gov

CHECK FORGERY

For check forgeries, ask your banking institution for the address where the forged check was passed and make a forgery report with that city’s police department.  Only make a report with the Carrollton Police Department if the check was passed in Carrollton (must have exact address, bank is required to release this to the victim per the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, FACTA). 

MAIL SCAM OR THEFT

Any theft or scams related to the U.S. Mail should be reported to The United States Postal Inspector at www.postalinspectors.uspis.gov

ALL OTHER ID THEFT OFFENSES

For all other identity theft offenses, if you are a resident of Carrollton or your personal identifying information was used in Carrollton, please complete the Identity Theft Affidavit and return it in person to the Carrollton Police Department.  Your identity must be verified and your signature witnessed for the affidavit. Click HERE and save document to your computer for editing.

FINANCIAL CRIMES INCLUDING EMPLOYEE THEFT, FALSE STATEMENT TO OBTAIN CREDIT, ETC.

Please, contact the Carrollton Police Department at (972) 466-3333 to request an officer to make a report or come to the front desk of the Carrollton Police Department with your documentation.

PLEASE NOTE:

Identity theft cases are difficult to investigate as many suspects hide their information or use other identity theft victim’s information while committing their crimes.  We will investigate cases where a viable suspect is identified.   

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