Sample Letter To New Creditor
(account opened in your name fraudulently)
If your identity has been stolen and new accounts opened in your name, you may use this template to advise the new creditors of the situation.
Your City, State Zip Code
Name of Creditor
City, State, Zip Code
Dear Sir or Madam:
I am writing to dispute an account opened fraudulently in my name. I am a victim of identity theft, and I did not open account number (give number of fraudulent account). I am not responsible for any charges made to this account.
Enclosed are copies of (use this sentence to describe any enclosed information, such as police report, ID Theft Affidavit, Request for Fraudulent Account Information forms) supporting my position. I am also requesting copies of any documentation, such as applications and transaction records, showing the transactions on this/these fraudulent account(s).
Enclosures: (List what you are enclosing.)
- Identity Theft
- How To Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
- How Your Personal Information Can Be Accessed
- Credit Card Fraud
- Beware of Scam Emails About the Affordable Care Act
- What To Do if You’ve Been The Victim of Identity Theft
- Sample Letter to Existing Creditors
- Sample Letter to Credit Bureaus
- Prosecuting Identity Theft
- Identity Theft Resources