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Fraudsters may also use the conversations you have to find out enough personal information about you to commit identity fraud.

It also helps law enforcement authorities stop scams before other people become victims.

Learn the warning signs of common scams and fraud to protect your personal and financial information.

Equifax has launched a tool that will let you know if you were affected by the breach.

Visit Equifax’s website dedicated to this breach to learn if you were impacted.

You will need to provide your last name and the last six numbers of your Social Security number.

If you are impacted, Equifax offers you a free credit monitoring service, Trusted IDPremier.You can also report certain types of scams and fraud to federal enforcement agencies.Federal agencies usually can’t act on your behalf, but they can use complaints to record patterns of abuse.If you detect suspicious activity on your credit report due to the breach, learn how to report it immediately.The FTC also offers more information to protect yourself after a data breach.Your report helps the ACCC to warn the community about the latest scams.

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