Yahoo account registered in my name - How to access

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by eicca, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. eicca macrumors 6502


    Oct 23, 2014
    Someone set up a Yahoo account with all my information and has been using my credit card number on sketchy dating sites. However, because Yahoo is the worst company I've ever seen, they have no direct contact, no active online support provided by the company, they leave you at the mercy of fellow users.

    I need to figure out how to get into this email. Any suggestions?
  2. BeefCake 15 macrumors 65816

    BeefCake 15

    May 15, 2015
    near Boston, MA
    How would you get in the email or why would they give you access. If I understand correctly, the person made the email under your name NOT hacked your Yahoo account?
  3. daflake macrumors 6502a

    Apr 8, 2008
    I would be more concerned about the credit card. I would call them and report the fraud then get a new card. As for Yahoo, I don't know if there is much you can do about it.
  4. eicca thread starter macrumors 6502


    Oct 23, 2014
    The card is done. Yahoo's customer service is a complete and total joke. I can't even report that account for fraud, much less reset the password that's under MY NAME...

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