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Having a LegalShield Life Events Legal Plan for you and your family means a lawyer is available when you need one. Our Provider Lawyers can look over important documents and contracts before you ever sign, or may decide that a call or a letter written on your behalf will help bring resolution to an issue. Enroll today and coverage starts today! Benefits vary by state and province.
What is Identity Theft Shield?
Example - Getting pulled over for a minor traffic violation could result in your arrest if an identity thief's unpaid tickets lead to a warrant issued under your name.
If you have Identity Theft Shield - Licensed experts will assist with paperwork/police reports, search for additional instances of identity theft through public records and Criminal Data. Restoration services continue until the process is complete and your identity restored.
Social Security Numbers/Social Insurance Numbers
Example - An identity thief gets a job under your SSN or SIN resulting in issues concerning unreported income.
If you have Identity Theft Shield - Experts will issue fraud alerts, work with affected agencies and dispute fraudulent accounts. They will work diligently on your behalf until the issue is resolved.
Example - A doctor visit leads to the discovery of false information in your medical records or you may receive bills or collection calls for medical services never received.
If you have Identity Theft Shield - Experts will assist with paperwork, search public records, credit accounts, place alerts with credit bureaus and work with affected entities to restore your identity. They will follow up with you on the findings until the issue is resolved.
Example - Identity thieves may commit crimes using your personal information: You could be arrested for crimes never committed, or a criminal history could surface on your background check.
If you have Identity Theft Shield - Licensed experts will work with affected public agencies, and law enforcement personnel. They will check databases, public records and search Criminal Data in your county of residence for criminal activity committed in your name.
Example - Bank or credit card accounts opened under your name without your knowledge could result in collection calls or impact your credit report and score to the point you are denied a loan.
If you have Identity Theft Shield - The experts will issue fraud alerts with credit bureaus and other applicable entities. They can work with affected financial institutions and credit card companies on your behalf to help resolve the matter.