Your financial identity is highly essential, and you should take all necessary precautions to protect it

It is crucial to ensure that your information is secure and that you are prepared to act in case it is compromised

What you need to do if your identity is exploited fraudulently to create financial damage

You can report the identity theft to the authorities at the neighbourhood police station.

The police are going to file a First Information Report (FIR) and look into the matte

Place a fraud alert on your credit reports: You can do this by contacting each of the three major credit

A fraud alert tells creditors to take extra steps to verify your identity before opening a new account

Contact your creditors and banks: Let your creditors and banks know that you have been a victim