Identity theft happens when an unauthorized person obtains and illegally uses your personal information such as your social security number, credit card, or any other account information. An identity thief may use existing accounts and credit cards to make unauthorized purchases. The thief may also use your personal information to create new accounts and credit cards in your name.
Unfortunately, you may not know your identity’s been stolen until it’s too late.
- Your credit report includes debts you didn’t know about
- You see charges on your bank or credit card statement you didn’t authorize
- You receive a bill for a credit card or loan you didn’t open
- You stop receiving statements for credit cards or bank accounts
Our partners at Accel Financial Services have an excellent three step plan for responding to identity theft. View this important resource here.
If you believe your identity has been stolen, please notify us at (313) 581-2002 or in person at either of our Dearborn locations.