Asked by Sharon  |  Submitted November 07, 2019

There's a credit card on my report that I don't recognize. What should I do?

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November 07, 2019

You must notify the creditor and close any fraudulent accounts opened in your name. Your next step should be to place a fraud alert on your credit reports by contacting one of the three major credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, or TransUnion), and it will notify the other two credit reporting agencies.

Here is an informative article on how to set up a credit freeze. Keep coming back to MoneyTips to see if the fraudulent information is being taken off your credit report. Good luck!

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