Indentity Theft or Mistaken Identity
In the digital age, identity theft is a very common problem faced by those around the world. If you are a victim of identity theft and do not take swift action to identify yourself as a victim of fraud then you could find your wages being unjustly garnished. This scenario can be very frightening because sometimes the garnishment notice can be sent to the person who stole your identity instead of you. So while your in the process of clearing up your identity theft you may be hit with a surprise on your next paycheck!
It can be more of a process to free yourself from identity theft than many of the other related causes of wage garnishment
1. see your court clerk and obtain a complete copy of the court file that is associated with the case which garnished your wages
2. file an ftc fraud avadavit
3. Send a letter by certified mail(return reciept requested) that you are a victim of identity theft to your credit card company
fill out and sign a forgery affadavit