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50 Ways to Protect Your Identity in a Digital Age: New Financial Threats You Need to Know and How to Avoid Them, Second Edition by Steve Weisman

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21. Form Letters

What follows are various form letters that can be adapted to your own specific situation and used accordingly. It is prudent to send these letters by certified mail, return receipt requested, in order to have a record of exactly when your letter was both sent and received. Also included is a form developed by the FTC to guide and record your efforts to correct identity theft problems.

Letter to Company with Which You Do Business That Has Not Been Tainted by Identity Theft

[Business Name][Address][City, State, ZIP Code]Re: [Your Name]—Account Number ____________

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am the victim of identity theft, and although the person using my identity without my authorization has not obtained access to my account with you, ...

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