Identity Theft is becoming more and more common. Avoid becoming an identity thief’s next victim! Remember identity thieves can strike at any time! While the majority of people take steps to prevent thieves from stealing their identities, there are situations where it may be difficult to prevent. The below information outlines several ways in which thieves can steal your information, from ATM skimming to email and phone scams.
Did you know more than 17 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014*? Thieves are becoming savvier and tapping into technology to gain access to your information.
Protect Your Information
The information we provided is intended to help you avoid falling victim to identity theft. Hopefully this information will give you the knowledge you need to mitigate the impact if your personal information is stolen. The above flyer outlines a few of the latest tactics thieves use. The below flyer outlines several common scams that have swindled countless victims out of more than one trillion dollars in 2015 alone.
Having your identity stolen can have a serious impact on your credit, job and overall life. The more conscious you are about shredding your documents, staying on top of your credit report and changing your passwords, the more likely you are to prevent identity theft. Below is a link for more information on how to protect yourself from Identity Theft.
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*Source: Bureau of Justice Studies, September 2015
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