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Dec 8, 2021

In this episode Carrie warns about receiving letters for bank accounts that you didn’t open. She emphasizes the importance of not ignoring these letters and talks about the repercussions of what could happen if you do. Carrie also explains what to do if you realize that your identity is being used to launder money within a fraudulent bank account and list some helpful websites that will make monitoring for these accounts more accessible.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What to do if you receive a welcome letter for a bank account you didn’t open
  • What money laundering fraud is
  • Steps to take if you have a fraudulent account
  • Why credit monitoring alone won’t detect this type of identity theft
  • How to get your report that will show your banking history



EWS (Early Warning Systems)

Chex Systems (Click Request Your Report)