What is identity theft?Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personally identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes.
Who is at risk?EVERYONE. Careful management of personal information, identification, and passwords can help minimize your risk.
What are the risks?Victims of identity theft often have to spend their own time and money cleaning up their personal, healthcare and financial records. In the meantime, they may be refused loans, housing or cars, or even get arrested for crimes they did not commit.
How do I protect my personal information?
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