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How Did My Personal Information Get To Other States?

Why is my name and address and SSI number get from Georgia to Cleveland from Chattanooga Tennessee SSI office my identity has been stolen from Tennessee I never lived in Georgia or Cleveland

Hi. If someone is fraudulently using your Social Security number (SSN) I seriously doubt that it's due to any negligence on the part of your local Social Security office. In any event, though, if you have reason to believe that someone else is using your SSN you need to contact Social Security so that they can start an investigation. Social Security benefits are my only area of expertise, so I don't know what other steps you may need to take if you suspect that your identity has been stolen.

Best, Jerry

Aug 19 2021 - 9:43am
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