Experian Fraud & Identity Theft Phone Number

Hold time now: 39 mins (avg 22)
Best time to call: 9:30am
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This is not the most popular Experian phone number (it's ranked #9). Most customers call 714-830-7000 for support: Click here for best option

Other customers got on the phone recently because:

I want to correct mailing addresses on my credit report. There are several incorrect ad...
my city power department checked my credit threw experian* and they are having issues
I need help with the fraud alert! *I need you to add my phone number because when I get...
i cannot sign in, the website is saying my information is wrong
someone set up an experian account using my SSN and DOB, and I would like to recover my...
I need to update my new phone number on my Citi bank account
Fraud alert, Experian upload portal is not working
I might have lost my letter from Experian with the PIN code for freeze on it. I unfroz...
need help resetting*recovering my experian account after someone else took it
I looked at my credit report, and I need help confirming information about my Bank of A...
I have questions about my credit report, specifically about my Bank of America credit c...
I have already added a fraud alert to my credit report. However, I was not able to spea...
Credit Alert * Fraud does not instruct creditors to contact me.
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Experian Fraud & Identity Theft Phone Number 888-397-3742 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial888-397-3742
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingFraud & Identity Theft
Call center hoursMon-Fri 6am-8pm, Sat 8am-5pm PST
Best time to dial9:30am
Navigate phone maze to a humanDirect to human
Average wait22
Current wait39
Rank (among phone numbers)9
Rank (overall)11
Alternate methodsphone or web or email
Quality of communication46%
Quality of help83%
Customer votes57,534
Best phone number714-830-7000
Information last updatedMon Dec 05 2022 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Experian's 888-397-3742 Fraud & Identity Theft Number

This Experian phone number is ranked #9 out of 9 because 258,954 Experian customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 888-397-3742 is to reach the Experian Fraud & Identity Theft department for problems like Correct Reporting, Cancel Subscription, Account Access, Remove Credit Freeze, Refund a Charge. As far as we can tell, Experian has call center locations in Bulgaria or UK or Texas or Illinois and you can call during their open hours Mon-Fri 6am-8pm, Sat 8am-5pm PST. Experian has 9 phone numbers and 11 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 888-397-3742 and ways to call or contact Experian with help from customers like yourself. Please help us continue to grow and improve this information and these tools by sharing with people you know who might find it useful.

Calling Experian

Calling Experian at this number should be pretty straightforward. Also important is what you do once you call, or what your other phone number options are. First of all, we strongly recommend using our free call-you-back tool. Essentially, we navigate their phone menu for you, wait on hold, and then call you when a representative from Experian Fraud & Identity Theft can talk. Generally, it saves you at least 27% of your wait time. So it's faster and you don't need to listen to bad hold music. Once on the phone with Experian's Fraud & Identity Theft department, you may need to provide them with information that identifies you as a customer, like your full name (or name on the account), email address, phone number, or an account number. It's usually worthwhile to gather this information before you call.

Contacting Experian in General

While 888-397-3742 is Experian's #9 most popular phone number, it's not the only way to get a hold of their customer care team. You already know from reading above that 714-830-7000 is their best customer phone number overall, and we have put together a comparison of their 11 total ways to contact support for you to look at as well. One thing to keep in mind as you try to reach Experian help by calling them, is that other customers give their customer support at this number a 46% score for their communication skills and a 83% score for the overall help they received. That could be indicative of their abilities to help you resolve your problem overall, regardless of whether or not you call this number.

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