Request a free copy of your credit report from each bureau.
Inform all Financial institutions of fraud taken place – have them notate accounts of potential information stolen.
This includes other credit card companies, auto loans, other bank accounts, Human Resources at work, retirement accounts, any other brokerage accounts, personal loan or finance companies, mortgage company, utility companies, internet, cell phone, pension or retirement income companies, etc.
Have an account password placed on the account.
File police report with local authority (recommended) – home jurisdiction.
Go to FTC.gov, click on Report Identity Theft, follow steps with questions to report ID Theft, create a plan, and monitor plan of action items.
Contact the IRS.
Set up a PIN for filing your Federal Returns.
Notify Social Security Administration if your Social Security Number was stolen.
Sign up for Credit/ID Theft Protection/monitoring services that offer Dark Web/Black Market monitoring (optional).
Review which service is best for you, if you choose to sign up with a company.
Monitor all accounts for a minimum of 12 months for any further suspicious activity.
Monitor credit bureaus for the next 12-18 months for any further activity.
Other security precautions if you suspect your personal information is in the wrong hands:
Check all other accounts you have that could have been fraudulently accessed — including your email ISP, online bank accounts, and other e-commerce accounts you’ve visited.
Document the names and phone numbers of everyone you speak with regarding the incident. Follow-up your phone calls with letters. Keep copies of all correspondence.