not the credit history I'm worried about ...
by mike-nd (2017-09-13 11:53:01)

In reply to: Thieves are welcome to my credit history  posted by thecontrarian

thieves can steal you SSN and file a tax return before you do, essentially negating yours. This can be fixed, but takes months and a lot of effort.

Thieves can open credit cards in your name, and the collection agency will come after you. Again - this can be fixed but of course not easily.