(Closed) my wallet was stolen… contact police?

posted 7 years ago in Legal
Post # 3
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I would definitely file a police report, especially if they start using your cards. It can’t hurt, that’s for sure. Better to be safe than sorry! And I believe you can do it right over the phone, just call your local police department

Post # 4
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Helper bee

@MrsSl82be: Agreed. 

This happened to me in Boston and I filed right over the phone, it took like 10 minutes.  I didn’t think I would really get anything back, but since my I.D. was in there if anything shady happened and they tried to use it later I wanted it on file with the police that it was stolen.  You just never know.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Yes!!! This just happened to me and I was told to file a police report because of identity theft. I called the non emergency # and they had someone who specifically deals with those types of calls.

Someone ended up turning it in to the police dept a couple of hours later and the police actually brought it right to my front door!

Go call now!!!

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Did you have your SSN on your driver’s license?  If so, definently report it.  

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

def fill a report!!! it could save your butt down the road!

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