Assume that it's impossible to dodge or forswear your government and corporations like credit card companies and banks from knowing your (1) full name (2) birth date (3) address (4) and signature. For this question, please don't dispute this assumption.

How can I shield them from abuse or fraud?


In June 2018, I filed a formal complaint against Bank X.

Since April 2019, I have received:

  1. inordinately more junk mail. Some of them had glitter that scattered everywhere. Now I have anxiety when opening my mail. I don't open some letters.

  2. orders like pizza that requires payment upon delivery, but that I didn't order.

  3. sundry visits from Neighbourhood Watch staff who said that someone had reported criminal activity, but there was none.

I have multiple bank accounts and credit cards. Thus I can't prove that it was Bank X that commenced all this fraud. Nor do I know who at Bank X would have done this.

For now at least, nobody has

spread rumours that you're a pedophile and put my address on the internet so that your house is flooded with paparazzi and haters.

place[d] "online orders with your data as billing information. Imagine one day getting your mail and seeing 5+ dunning letters stating the payment to your orders of £1000 each are overdue, you are told to pay within 2 weeks or face legal charges. You tell it's fraud, they demand you file criminal complaints. So you start bugging the law enforcement with every new letter you receive. Meanwhile your credit score has already dropped, so vacation flight orders are denied. As of now you have been talking with every company demanding money, maybe their lawyers, the police and maybe your local Pricewaterhouse Cooper. The person would create online accounts with many big online retailers (Amazon and the likes), which upon fraud notice, for security reasons close all your user accounts."

opened "a bank account in your name, address, and DOB and transfer funds to known terrorist. You'll be placed on a large number of watchlists."

Reporting to police wouldn't help. Read these webpages.

I’m a police officer in London. Here’s why we’ve lost control of the streets.`` The Guardian. May 2 2019.

"Police fail to act on moped phone snatch – even after ‘Find My iPhone’ traces device to Islington estate"

"The police are giving up on finding that guy who pushed a woman in front of a bus."

"The Met has been accused of failing taxpayers after a senior police officer announced it is 'not practical' for them to investigate petty crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage."

"Police failing to respond to 999 calls for days because of ‘overwhelming’ demand".

"UK Romanian single mother violently attacked by teenagers on her own porch"

Ms [Anca] Piticii said after phoning 999 as soon as possible she was only given a reference number and told police would be in touch the next day.

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    I think it's quite unlikely that your bank is the one buying you pizzas... – forest May 4 '19 at 3:13
  • @forest No. Someone ordered the pizzas that were payable on delivery. I was supposed to pay for them. – Vast May 4 '19 at 3:21
  • While I answered, this question is a little out of scope the way it's titled and worded. You should really dial back the information about the bank, bring in the information about the pranks and defrauded businesses, and bring it closer in focus to how you're being harassed. And then move it to a different stack as this one is directly related to security of information, and this sounds more like a question for the law stack. – Robert Mennell May 4 '19 at 3:21
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    @PostmodernistAntinatalist I know what you meant. It's still unlikely that it's your bank. – forest May 4 '19 at 3:30

You need to report this to the authorities. Some of that activity is easily traceable and they can work their way backward. These are serious crimes, and even if it's NOT someone at Bank X the authorities could help brink closure.

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