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FDIC Consumer News - Fall 1997
|Don't Lose These Names and Numbers
Fill out this personal guide and keep it in a safe place. If your wallet is lost or stolen you'll know who to call and what to say. When traveling, take along a similar list, but don't include account numbers or expiration dates.
Immediately call to cancel checking accounts and start new ones.
Credit Cards and Other "Plastic"
Immediately cancel credit, debit, ATM and other cards, but ask for replacements.
Immediately call to report a lost or stolen wallet and ask about filing an official report.
Call all three major credit bureaus' fraud departments to spot thieves from opening new accounts in your name.
Call to report a lost Social Security/Medicaid card, driver's license, passport and other items.
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