Toll Free Numbers Help With Identity Theft

Government agencies are using toll free telephone numbers to curb crime–and lately the focus has been on identity theft. Criminals are increasingly searching for random Social Security numbers. Once they find them, they cross-check these numbers against other databases to see if the numbers have been used to obtain credit. The newest unfortunate trend is targeting children’s Social Security numbers. The Federal Trade Commission’s identity theft hotline can be reached toll-free at 1-877-ID-THEFT (438-4338).

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What to expect with Toll Free Costs

Toll free phone service has become an affordable and reliable option that offers customers countless features and price points to meet their individual needs.

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Help Line Hotline Open to NY State Residents

New York State has launched a toll free number to help address its affordable housing crisis. Through a web site and toll free number, people in need of housing can be matched with landlords. This is a brand new initiative from the New York State Department of Health and the New York Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. The toll-free number to the bilingual call center is 1-877-428-8844, staffed weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.