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What can people find out about you from your Social Security number?


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2011-09-13 22:07:16
2011-09-13 22:07:16

the numbers represent different data, such as your dob; state it was issued inetc, etc.

AnswerDo you mean specific to just the info revealed from the number itself? Like the first three numbers designate the state you were born in, etc.

Or do you mean...if someone knows your social security number, what can they do with it and/or find out about you?

That answer is : They can become you if they want to. They can use it to do everything you can do regarding finances, and more. Access your accounts, personal data, health records, apply and receive credit cards. Basically, with proper knowledge, they could write a book on your whole life that would be accurate. Most just choose to steal your identity for awhile, until they have financially ruined you, then move on to the next victim.


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people can do almost ANYTHING if they have your social security number

how to find deceased social security number

You do not. Use of the Social Security number is the exclusive venue of the Social Security Administration as established by the Social Security Act.

As you ask, it is not possible if someone try to fing general background can find Social Security number. Only Social Security Authority or Government Authority can find it if it is needed or you requested it.

I would like to know if by using your social security number can you find your employment history?

You can verify if a name matches with a Social Security Number with the Social Security Administration.

take her birth certificate to the social security office and file for a new social security card. if she is in school they should also have that number.

No, there are no websites that offer social security numbers. The only way to obtain your social security number is to take your birth certificate and other documents to a social security office.

There are many web sites that can help you find a person using their social security number. This is legal, but they do charge a fee. You can search your browser by typing in things such as "People Search" or "Find Someone", etc.

All social security numbers belong to the federal government.

A person can find out their family members social security card number by asking the family member. A social security number should be kept confidential.

Your parents should have this information. Also, the Social Security Office has this information, however, you may need an adult to get your social security number. The best answer I can give you is to call your local Social Security Office.

now days a military serial number is the assigned social security number. find the persons social security number and you have the army serial number............

im trying to find out if a family member had life insurance by using their social security number

No. The red numbers on the back of a social security card are control numbers that verify the authenticity of the card. They serve no other purpose.

You can find the phone number for you local Social Security office by searching this site

Your Social Security number is yours to use for a lifetime. If you find out that someone else has used it notify the Social Security Office immediately. No one can use their Social Security number to connect a telephone for another person. It is their own personal number for their use only for their lifetime.

In the US, to get a person's Social Security Number you must ask them for it, but they don't have to tell you unless you are their employer. Social Security Numbers are not public information and there is no place where you can go to get the number of a living person, other than to that person or their legal guardian.

No there is not. You will have to email or phone the company that you go your social security from. You will have to check the company's website for their phone number and email information.

You can contact your local social security office. To find the local office go to, on the left side is a link to find your local branch.

All you need to do is go online and search for social security administration and your city. This will give you an office that handles social security numbers. If you can not find it online, just look in the goverment pages of your local white pages (they are the blue pages).

To determine one's social security number, it is necessary to call the Social Security Administration. To apply for a new social security card, one must have all the documents they need in order to prove their citizenship and identity.

Your local Social Security office is always the best choice. You can find them online at, or check your Yellow Pages for their phone number.

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