So far she has changed her AppleID password, Email password, bank password and any other password that might match one of those. She also canceled her debit card of course. The only suspicious activity we’ve encountered is a $80 purchase on her debit.
We reported the event on IdentityTheft.gov, and she is in the middle of reporting the event to the IRS and freezing her credit with Equifax, Experion and TransUnion.
I’m extremely stressed from this and want to make sure she is as protected as possible. Is there anything else I am forgetting?
Also since someone now has all of her information is it possible that they are able to get in and unfreeze her accounts?
Thanks for any and all help!
EDIT: Just wanted to thank everybody who helped me! I can’t reply to everyone, but I’ve read everybody’s comments and took a lot of your advice! All of the major steps are completed and should have most everything else taken care of tomorrow.
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