Fraud Alert

A fraud alert is a security measure initiated by a consumer to alert financial institutions and credit bureaus of potential fraudulent activity on their accounts or identity theft. It serves as a precautionary step to protect one’s financial well-being and personal information.

When a fraud alert is placed, the consumer’s credit report is flagged, indicating that potential creditors should take extra care to verify the identity of anyone seeking credit in that individual’s name. This prompts the institutions to contact the consumer before approving any credit applications, ensuring that the individual is involved in the transaction. A fraud alert can be temporary or permanent, and it helps in deterring fraudsters, minimizing the risk of unauthorized use of personal data, and mitigating the financial impact of fraudulent activities.

Discover Our Solutions

Exploring our solutions is just a click away. Try our products or have a chat with one of our experts to delve deeper into what we offer.


Unlock More Insights


2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Ranks Microbl…

Esteemed group includes global, award-winning, SaaS company with industry-leading number of customers touting triple-digit pe…

اقرأ أكثر

3 ways automated document verification software sp…

Automated document verification software speeds up onboarding by reducing manual effort, improving accuracy, and enhancing co…

اقرأ أكثر
حالة استخدام الصناعة

A guide to getting remote identity verification ri…

We live in an age where we have dozens, if not hundreds, of online accounts. They form a core link between us and the service…

اقرأ أكثر
Explore resources