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Stop Unsolicited Prescreened Offers of Credit and Insurance
You have two choices: You can opt out of receiving the offers for five years or permanently. Call 1-888-OPTOUT (1-888-567-8688) or opt out online.

Stop Telemarketing Calls – Sign Up for Do Not Call
The Federal Government created the Do Not Call Registry to reduce the telemarketing calls you get at home. Call 1-888-382-1222 from the phone you want to register, or register online.

Report Mail Fraud
File a report with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service on mail theft, mail fraud, identity theft, vandalism (to your mail receptacle), tampering (mail that was handled destructively), false change of address, or unsolicited sexually oriented advertising. Call toll free 1-877-876-2455 or report online.

Stop Direct Mail Marketing
The Direct Marketing Association’s Mail Preference Service lets you opt out of receiving direct mail marketing from many national companies for five years. Register online.

Order Your Free Annual Credit Reports
You have the right to get a free copy of your credit report once every twelve months, from each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies. Call 1-77-322-8228 or register online.

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