Watch for any signs of unauthorized use of personal identifying information such as:
- your name,
- phone number,
- driver's license,
- social security number,
- place of employment,
- employee identification number,
- bank account information, and
- credit card information.
Identity theft occurs when a person gains access to this information and uses it without your consent to commit fraud or theft.
Victims of identity theft should start by filing a report with the Stockton Police Department.
- Use our online crime reporting service or
- Contacting the non-emergency number for the Stockton Police Department.
After the report is filed, you will need to obtain a copy and keep it for your records.
Read this identify theft brochure to avoid becoming a victim and what to do if your identity is stolen. You will need to act quickly and aggressively to minimize the damage done by identity thieves.
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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/23/2015