What to do if I was a victim of identity theft?

I found out someone was working under my name. Now I am receiving letters from settlement groups. I think that person has won a lawsuit and is receiving payments.

Asked on November 16, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Texas

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I suggest that you consult with a consumer law attorney to assist you on the matter that you are writing about to look into the judgment presumably against you and to see what can be done to try and get it set aside based upon mistaken identity and fraud as to your identity. Perhaps the district attorney's office needs to get involved.


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