Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone possesses or uses your name, address, Social Security Number (SSN), bank or credit card account number, or other identifying information without your knowledge with the intent to commit fraud or other crimes. 

If you think you may be a victim of identity theft, the Braintree Police Department seeks to assist you in every way possible. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States. There are several immediate steps you need to take in order to assist investigators and protect yourself from further risk.