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Identity Theft (top of page)

identity theftSteps to Prevent Identity Theft

Immediate steps to take if you're a victim of identity theft

Follow up steps to take

Notifications to make of identity theft

Report stolen ATM Cards and change passwords immediately. Get a new ATM card, account number and password. When creating a password, don't use common numbers like the last four digits of your SSN or your birth date.

FTC Identity Theft Web Site - www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/

Additional Identity Theft Resources - http://www.creditscore.net/identity-theft-resources/

Free Annual Credit Report Web Site - https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp

Personal Safety (top of page)

Be Alert When Out and About

Telephone calls


Phone Scams (top of page)

Personal Information


Suspicious callers

"Cramming" and "Slamming" Charges on your Phone Bill

car safety seatChild Safety Seats (top of page)

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If you need assistance learning how to properly install your child safety seat, you may contact the Scotts Valley Fire Protection District office at (831) 438-0211.