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Credit & Debt

Security Freezes 
Protect Your Credit – How to lock your credit report away from ID thieves

FAQs for Equifax Breach Victims
What to do if hackers got your information

Identity Theft Recovery

Report identity theft and get a recovery plan

Free Credit Report Tips 
How to order your credit report for free   

Bad Credit Nightmare



Recipe For Good Credit


The Department of Consumer Affairs’ mission is to make sure people who live or shop in Cuyahoga County get what they pay for.