Report a Lost or Stolen Purse or Wallet

If your purse or wallet was lost or stolen . . . 

  • Cancel your credit cards immediately
  • Contact your bank if your checkbook and/or ATM card was in the purse or wallet
  • File a police report immediately in the jurisdiction where it was stolen
  • Place a fraud alert on your name and Social Security Number with the three national credit reporting agencies:

For information on identity theft, please visit the Federal Trade Commission's website at