Boston, MA asked in Identity Theft and Consumer Law for Massachusetts

Q: How can I get the bill out of my name without filing a police report

My mother placed a utility bill in my name without my knowledge. The bill is over four grand. I contacted the company as soon as I found out but they said I have to file a police report. I do not want my mother to go to jail and I can not let her find out I am trying to take the bill out of my name because we live in the same house and she will be extremely anger. I am an freshmen in college so I need a way to get this bill out of my name.

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David Humphreys
David Humphreys
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  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK

A: Go to the FTC website, IDTheft.gov and download an ID Theft Affidavit. Present that to the utility company. If they harass you after you fill out the affidavit and provide it to them, get a solid consumer protection law firm to help you.

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