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Identity Theft

Think I might be a victim of identity theft. Fucking awesome.

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Apparently someone tried to use my name to open a phone payment plan at Walmart for an ATT device and a Verizon device. Honestly not sure how my information got out there as I’m pretty careful with it. Received these weird letters from Walmart saying my application was not approved based on past performance? Makes me think they didn’t have my SSN as my credit is (or was maybe now) extremely good.

I’ve contacted the credit bureaus and placed a fraud alert and am working with Walmart’s fraud team to see what might’ve happened. They confirmed the letters are legit, as I was initially thinking phish.

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For those who have gone through this what else do I need to do?

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