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Identity Theft

Identity Theft: Self-Help Tools

Things you can do to restore your credit and avoid collections after someone has stolen your identity. more...

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Credit and Debt Collection Overview

Consumer credit issues affect us all. Here are the answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions. What if I am sued on a debt? One common problem is being sued by a creditor, often by a credit card or utility company. If this happens to you, don't ignore the court papers you receive. Try to get legal help right away. At the very least, file a written answer with the court before the deadline.  If you do nothing, you will be "defaulted."  This means that the c more...

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Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force

StopFraud.gov has free info. on fraudulent activities and what you can do to fight fraud, or fight back. more...

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