Megan from Seattle, Washington is afraid someone stole her identity. She has had the same email address for 15 years, but a reverse search told her it belonged to a man in Illinois. She doesn’t know how he got it or if he’s a scammer.
I advised her to check her credit report ASAP. If you’re in this situation, contact each of the three major credit bureaus — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — individually to freeze your credit. Luckily, I put together the contact information in my easy guide to checking your credit online. Tap or click here to see if someone stole your identity.