If you think someone is using a deceased person’s personal information to commit fraud, we recommend that you act immediately by following our guidelines below, and then proceed to our Report, Recover andReinforce sections for further assistance. When your deceased loved one’s personal identity is used to commit fraud, the responsibility could fall back on you and your family.
These resources have been gathered, selected and vetted to help simplify the process of recovering after a cybercrime incident has taken place. You may need to contact organizations outside Fraudsupport.org. Results will vary depending on your circumstances.
Once you have notified the appropriate organizations and you are on the road to recovery, it is time to reinforce your cybersecurity using these resources and tools.