You will be responsible for what the thief does while using your personal information. You might have to pay for what the thief buys. This is true even if you do not know about the bills.A fraud alert tells businesses that they must contact you before they give someone credit in your name. A fraud alert protects your credit. They cannot help you with immigration. They will say they can help, and tell you to pay them. But they cannot help you.Sometimes a notario can even ruin your chance to get a Green Card or become a citizen.Dishonest people are sometimes called scammers. They might promise to help you find a job. The scammers promise to help you if you pay them.But after the scammers take your money, you get nothing. This is a job scam.