Since Equifax announced the breach last week, the Attorney General's office has received a number of calls from concerned Arkansans - and hopes more will do the same.
While the Attorney General's office is taking steps of their own to find those responsible and protect from further incidents, consumers can and should educate themselves and take their own action, first and foremost by checking whether they were affected. Equifax is offering free credit file monitoring and identity theft protection to all USA consumers, available through the dedicated website. You have to place a freeze with each credit reporting agency - placing a freeze with one agency will not freeze your credit report with other agencies. Identity theft is when another individual uses another person's information to commit fraud or other crimes, most commonly to obtain access to credit in your name.
Their businesses are based on getting customer data from banks, which allows them to track things like whether you've been paying your mortgage, your credit card or auto loan. That means that if you're in the market for a home or new vehicle, a credit freeze can be quite the headache. The FTC told consumers not to tell callers any personal information, not to trust caller ID, and if consumers receive a robocall, hang up. You can get free credit reports each year by going to annualcreditreport.com.
"This is clearly a disappointing event for our company, and one that strikes at the heart of who we are and what we do", said Equifax Chairman and CEO Richard F. Smith. Look for unusual accounts or activities that may indicate identity theft.
'Indian soldier killed by Pakistani fire in Kashmir'
Beh and Shahnaz forward posts", a police officer said. "We hope that this doesn't escalate further", they said. Panic gripped border residents living in villages close to the global border after the cross-border firing.
It could be days, weeks or even years before we see the fallout from the Equifax breach, so it is important that you not let your guard down from here on out.
Not receiving expected bills or account statements. After a breach, a scammer may commit tax identity theft by using your Social Security number to file a tax return and steal your tax refund.
"When someone calls you and pretends to be Equifax, or even your bank ... there's really some due diligence on the consumer", she said.
If you choose to freeze your credit to prevent someone else from opening new accounts in your name, the fee is $10 for Virginia residents and free for North Carolina residents.
Officials are holding daily calls with those facilities to make sure they have everything they need to care for their residents. The eight elderly patients who died at a Broward County nursing home have not yet been included in the death toll.
If you don't qualify, FEMA will send you a letter explaining why and tell you how to go about appealing that decision. Homeowners with property insurance should file separate claims with both their insurance provider and with FEMA.
A 40-year-old woman remains in custody after her arrest on Wednesday, and is thought to have been apprehended near to the school. Police said the woman got onto school grounds Tuesday, in what they think is an attempted burglary, the Guardian reported .
Iraqi lawmakers authorized Abadi this week to "take all measures" to preserve national unity before the independence referendum. Kirkuk is home to sizeable Arab and Turkmen populations and is outside the KRG official boundaries.
Overall, the terms of the new contract reflect the growing financial and technological potential of Azerbaijan and SOCAR. The project participants are BP (35.78%), Chevron (11.27%), ExxonMobil (8%), ONGC (2.72%), SOCAR (11.65%), Inpex Corp.
Fergie is more high maintenance and very focused on her career. "I think we like to kind of keep it that way", Duhamel said. Opposites attract, but Fergie and Josh Duhamel's differences ultimately played a role in their split .
The former Kiwi all-rounder expected more worldwide teams to travel to Pakistan if proper security arrangements are kept in place. The landmark Independence Cup series between Pakistan and World XI ended with the hosts winning the three-T20I contests by 2-1.
Shoaib Malik smashed a 20-ball 38 with two sixes and four boundaries to give the final touches to the innings. The World XI left out Darren Sammy and Grant Elliott for Paul Collingwood and Samuel Badree.
A group from Texas is one of the ten winners of a competition to identify possible routes for a Hyperloop transportation system. Additional finalists in the United States include: Cheyenne-Denver-Pueblo, Miami-Orlando and Dallas-Houston.
He also posted the album's official artwork, which gives us a super up-close-and-personal look at those baby blues. Horan is now embarking on a series of intimate live dates, what he's called the " Flicker Sessions" tour.
The van wasn't actually autonomous, but Ford and Virginia Tech needed pedestrians to believe it was. John Shutko, Ford's human factors technical specialist, explained the reasoning.
Knifeman tries to slit soldier's throat on Paris metro
It has been extended on several occasions; The latest extension came in July and is expected to last until November 1. The French army's anti-terrorism Operation Sentinel was established following the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris .
Sampha Wins Mercury Prize 2017 For 'Process'
The 28-year-old Sampha Sisay is a British singer, songwriter and record producer from Morden, South London. 'I feel like I'm dreaming a little bit, this is incredible, thank you guys so much, ' he said.
Houston Texans vs. Cincinnati Bengals Preview and Prediction
Welcome along to the Clunker Bowl as the Texans and Bengals attempt to bounce back from thoroughly miserable displays in week one. It worries me that Foreman will seemingly get more carries as the season goes on but for this week he should be relatively fine.
Ultra-rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya
In the end, the baby giraffe speeds up to catch up to his mom as they journey through the conservation together. The mother paces back and forth, signaling to her baby to hide in the trees. .
Oracle Corp. Reports 14% Gain In Q1 Earnings
The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $219.05B. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. grew its holdings in shares of Oracle Corporation by 21.4% in the 1st quarter.