When someone uses your name, birth date, or other identifying information to commit a crime or conceal their true identity, that is called identity theft. It can also involve unauthorized use of your credit cards or check fraud.
Identity theft or fraud can happen to anyone, anywhere. Some crimes are committed in person via a lost or stolen purse or wallet, but more frequently, identity theft or fraud happens online.
If you have experienced identity theft, you can file a report with the Gunter Police Department. Here's how:
If you have experienced credit card abuse, you can file a report with the Gunter Police Department. Here are the forms you will use and instructions for submitting them:
The Federal Trade Commission website has additional information.