I’ve seen the topic written about often. Real estate agents and mortgage lenders expressing that they are called upon to perform duties outside and beyond those typically associated with their professions.
- Pre-approved credit card offers in the child’s name (Please note: These may also stem from a child’s legitimate bank account or college savings account).
- An Internal Revenue Service notice that the child’s name or Social Security number is listed on another tax return.
- An addict or someone with a history of fraud — who knows the child’s Social Security number — has a sudden infusion of cash or an improvement in their lifestyle.
- Calls from collection agencies, bills, or credit cards sent in the child’s name.