What to do if your wallet is stolen.

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First, call your bank. The thief will initially try to raid your bank account. Next, report the loss of your credit cards. For future reference, it's best to photocopy the front and back of your cards so you can have that information ready when you speak to a representative.

After you've put the proper financial protections in place, file a police report. Send a copy of the report to all three credit bureaus and have it placed in your file, Also, request a freeze on your credit report. A freeze will limit third-party and creditor access, State law governs...

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