What can I do if I have given my personal information to someone I don't know?

What can I do if I accidentally gave my personal info to someone I don't know?
Asked Oct 11, 2012
It depends on what "personal information" you gave them. If it included passwords, change them. If charge cards, ask the card company to put the card on hold and issue you a new card. Think about what information they have and what could be done with it.
Answered Oct 11, 2012
Also, if it's financial information, check your credit report regularly for the next several months/a year to make sure no one has used your information to open new accounts.
Answered Oct 11, 2012

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