What is a Request to Close a Fraudulent Bank Account?
You don't need a social security number to open a bank account and identity thieves know this. If you're a victim you might need a Request to Close a Fraudulent Bank Account. If you received a suspicious statement in the mail, a mark on your credit report for writing bad checks, or notification from a check verification or collection agency, It's time to figure out where this account is, and close it. When you send a Request to Close a Fraudulent Bank Account, you're helping to clear your name and protect your credit.
When to use a Request to Close a Fraudulent Bank Account:
- There's been an unauthorized bank account opened under your name.
- You've called the bank to request closure, and are sending a formal written statement.
Re: Close Fraudulent Account
This letter confirms the conversation I had with you on
The purpose of this letter is to close the following account(s) that have been fraudulently opened in my name.
The name on the account(s) is .
The account(s) was fraudulently obtained and I am the victim of identity theft.
Please close this account immediately, and send written confirmation that you have done so.
(preferred) or (alternate)
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.