Identity Theft Credit Restoration Service
theft is big business. Now, we're finding out exactly how big.
The FTC estimates that as many as 9 million of us have our identity stolen
each year. It's topped the list of consumer complaints filed with the
agency for the past 12 years running, garnering about 15% of all complaints.
And new research from ID Analytics shows that there are roughly 10,000
identity theft rings in the United States involved in this fast-growing
That's why Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation has included as a part of
your membership this Identity Theft Credit Restoration Service.
All eligible* members of the household are covered and best of all -
Identity theft occurs when a thief uses an individual's personal identification
information, such as a social security number, an address, and/or credit
and debit card numbers without permission with the intent of committing
fraud or other crimes.
How does this ID Theft Credit Restoration Service work?
- If a Mississippi Farm Bureau member suspects that his or her identity
has been stolen, they call the toll-free number listed below and speak
with a trained Customer Service Representative.
- After gathering some basic information, a thorough assessment of the
member’s unique situation will be performed to determine the nature
and extent of the identity theft event.
- Once a determination has been made that a member’s identity
has been stolen, the member is assigned a Personal Recovery Advocate
and a case file is opened.
- Utilizing a Limited Power of Attorney, the Personal Recovery Advocate
will work on the member’s behalf to restore their identity to
- The Personal Recovery Advocate will remain assigned for as long as
it takes to restore the member’s identity to pre-theft status.
What do I do if I think I've been a victim of ID Theft?
*MFBF member, spouse and children under the age of 19, or 24 if a full-time
student. Must have been a member for at least 60 days.
Program is not identity theft protection, an insurance product, or credit