Someone stole my identification, then used it to withdraw funds from my deposit account. The bank closed my account. Can it do that?
Yes. A bank can close an account, as explained in your account agreement, for reasons such as fraudulent account activity. In cases of identity fraud, a bank may close the account to prevent more fraudulent withdrawals. […]
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I believe I have been a victim of identity theft. How can I clear my name?
If you think your identity has been stolen, take these steps immediately: Contact the fraud department of any one of the three major credit reporting agencies to place a fraud alert on your credit file. The fraud alert […]
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