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Why do jobs ask for your social security number?

Employers claim that having this number upfront allows them to streamline their hiring processes. When the employer invites the job searcher for an interview and especially if they plan to make a job offer to the candidate, job applicants need to understand that the employer will need the SSN to make background checks.

Is it bad if someone knows your Social Security number?

Unfortunately, the only way to know if someone has your Social Security number is if they put it to use. Identity thieves might use your SSN to get medical care under your name, open accounts in your name, file for a tax refund or steal your government benefits.

What do I do if I gave my SSN to a scammer?

If you provided a scammer with your Social Security Number directly, or you already think your number was used fraudulently, you will need to act more urgently. You can place a credit freeze on your account with the three credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Transunion and Experian.

What are the warning signs of identity theft?

9 warning signs of identity theft

Your bank statement doesn’t look right or your checks bounce.

You see unfamiliar and unauthorized activity on your credit card or credit report.

Your bills are missing or you receive unfamiliar bills.

Your cellphone or another utility loses service.

You receive calls from debt collectors.

How do you file for a stolen identity?

You can call the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at 1-or TDD at 1- or online at http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft to report identity theft.

How do you recover from stolen identity?

Here are 10 steps to take if you feel that you may have been a victim of identity fraud.

Notify affected creditors or banks. Put a fraud alert on your credit report. Check your credit reports. Freeze your credit. Report the identity theft to the FTC. Go to the police. Remove fraudulent info from your credit report.

Can identity thieves be caught?

Unlike credit card fraud, which can be caught quickly, identity theft is often impossible to catch early. Especially for children – when their personal information is attacked it can take well over a decade to uncover.

Can you press charges for identity theft?

Identity theft is a crime, and you can file a police report if you believe you have been victimized. Your creditors may request a copy of your police report if you contact them and tell them you are not responsible for any new accounts opened in your name, or charges made with your accounts without your permission.

What can the police do about identity theft?

Report the Crime to the Police Under California law, you can report identity theft to your local police department. Give the police any new evidence you collect to add to your report. Be sure to get a copy of your police report. You will need to give copies to creditors and the credit bureaus.

What happens to someone who steals your identity?

Identity (ID) theft happens when someone steals your personal information to commit fraud. The identity thief may use your information to apply for credit, file taxes, or get medical services. These acts can damage your credit status, and cost you time and money to restore your good name.

Can identity theft ruin your life?

Damaged credit: If an identity thief steals your Social Security number (SSN), opens new accounts in your name and never pays, it could ruin your credit history. Not only can this impact your ability to get credit, but it can also hurt your job prospects and increase your auto and homeowners insurance premiums.

How can you protect yourself from identity theft?