Credit Freeze; Fraud Alert; & Credit Monitoring by Bill Schuette, Attorney General

October 12, 2017

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive, personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies.  You may wonder, now what do I do to make sure my personal information is safe?  Where do I start?  How do I protect myself?  

Bill Schuette, MIchigan Attorney General, recently released this helpful consumer alert answering many of your questions regarding fraud alerts, credit monitoring and credit freezes.