In 18 cases, the fraud alert was set at only two agencies.
If you do not receive a confirmation from a company, you should contact that company directly to place a fraud alert.
Ask that your accounts be flagged with a "fraud alert."
An abstractor noticed this, and a fraud alert was issued on one of Cox's money laundering bank accounts.
You can do the fraud alert.
An initial fraud alert is good for 90 days, and can be renewed when appropriate.
And some states charge a fee for placing or removing a freeze, although it is free to place or remove a fraud alert.
I made a noncommittal murmur of some sort, hoping to conceal the fact that I'd gone on "fraud alert."
One drawback of fraud alert is that you may find it difficult to take advantage of instant-credit offers at stores.
Depending on the severity of your situation, you may want to consider the second type of fraud alert.