What to do if you’re a victim of ID Theft?

ID Theft Victim

What to do if you’re a victim of ID Theft?

  • Report the Identity theft incident to the South African Police Services (SAPS)
  • Obtain a Police case number.
  • Contact the South African Fraud Prevention Services (SAFPS) and report the incident to them.
  • Report all fraudulent activities to the main Credit Bureaus via phone and follow-up emails.
  • Contact all institutions / credit providers with fraudulent activity by phone and in writing.
  • Send follow-up letters and emails to the Credit Bureaus detailing the status of resolution with the Institutions and Creditor Providers.
  • Repeat the above steps if they steal your Identity again in the future!

What to do if you’re a victim of ID Theft and an Identity Guard Member?

  • Report the Identity theft incident to the local authorities / South African Police Services (SAPS) and obtain a Police Case number.
  • Contact Identity Guard and we will resolve the rest for you now and in the future!