Identity Theft Archives

What do you do if your identity is stolen?

May 11th, 2011 by Cara
  • Report it to police
  • report to all account providers (bank, credit)
  • report to credit reporting agencies, and get a copy of credit report

Where do Identity thieves get their information?

May 11th, 2011 by Cara

Trash, looking over someone’s shoulder, stealing, computers/hacking.

What kinds of info are identity thieves looking for?

May 11th, 2011 by Cara

Social security numbers, dates of birth, bank account numbers, credit card offers, wallets.

What is Identity Theft?

May 11th, 2011 by Cara

When someone steals your name and other personal information for fraudulent purposes.

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