CHAPTER 5: LIABILITY AS THE VICTIM OF IDENTITY THEFT
As the victim of identity theft, you will need to jump through a lot of administrative hoops to get your finances back in order. Fortunately, credit bureaus and financial institutions are well-rehearsed in this crime and willing to help. Nonetheless, it is your responsibility to ensure that all goes well, everything is in order, and all fraudulent activities are reported in a timely manner.
Although you may not have done anything wrong and may not be responsible for the activities of the criminal, you’re still responsible for your own finances and must meet certain obligations and requirements if your wish to be reimbursed for the monetary loss.