Identity Theft

Identity theft has become all too common and would-be thieves are increasingly crafty at obtaining your personal information. Information that identifies you, such as your social security number, bank account and routing numbers, credit card numbers, and other information, can be used by other people if you don't take the proper precautions.

This section of tips can help you understand identity theft. You'll learn some things you can do to avoid having your identity stolen and what you can do to minimize the effects if you do become a victim.

Tips, Tricks, and Answers

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   Avoiding Identity Theft
Identity theft is an ever-growing problem, fueled by the constant integration of information and technology. Despite its threat however, protecting yourself against identity theft is simple and just requires control.

   Life After Identity Theft
Millions of Americans are affected every year by identity theft. The reality is that it has become easier for thieves to find your personal information and use it in fraudulent ways. If you are a victim of identity theft there are ways to recover and minimize the impact on your credit record.

   Simple Identity Theft Protection
Identity theft is on the rise. It is important to safeguard your personal information.