Sometimes, fraud is easy to detect: It can show up as a weird transaction that shouldn’t be on your credit card. Sadly, it’s not always that simple. There are quite a few types of fraud that are far more devious. For example, it’s possible to take out a loan in someone’s name, using their social security number.
If you’ve been a victim of fraud, trust L’Ami Auto Crédit: We know the steps to help you and we’ll guide you through the whole process.
Our Experts Know What to Do
With your consent, we’ll immediately contact credit agencies, such as Equifax and TransUnion, to send a potential fraud alert.
Not only it’s the first step, but this potential fraud alert will guarantee that your information won’t be used again.
Then, we’ll guide you through the next steps, which will depend on the case at hand.
With L’Ami Auto Crédit, don’t worry, we’ll help you take back control of the situation.
A Few Tips to Avoid Fraud
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Whether it’s to stop fraud from happening in the first place or to avoid it happening again, we’re here to give you a couple of tricks. Here’s a few:
- You should never keep superfluous credit cards or other official documents, such as your passport or your social security card, in your wallet or bag.
- There is no good reason to leave your bag or wallet unsupervised in a public space.
- Confidential documents like account statements and income statements need to be shredded: Never put them directly in the recycling bin.
These are only a few general tips our experts give in order to best protect yourself from fraud.
So, in case of fraud, don’t hesitate for even a second; our team at L’Ami Auto Crédit will be able to provide you with all the help you need, in Chicoutimi, La Malbaie, Baie-Comeau, Alma and Sept-Îles.