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Identity theft is a serious crime that occurs when someone uses your name, social security number, credit card number or other identifying information without your permission to commit fraud or other crimes.

There are numerous ways in which identity theft can occur – money missing from your checking account, fraudulent or suspicious charges on a credit card or a new account opening in your name, to name a few.

While you cannot completely prevent ID theft from occurring, there are ways to protect yourself. Taking proactive steps now can reduce the debilitating impacts of the crime and help you restore your good name more quickly.

Education is the key. Safeguard yourself against this crime today.

Identity Theft News Headlines

Watch what’s happening at Day 2 of the Data Security hearings

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:17:26 -0500 - By Lesley Fair

It’s Day 2 of the data security discussion, presented as part of the FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century – and you can watch the webcast live.

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Data security hearings start today: Watch the webcast

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:43:46 -0500 - By Lesley Fair

You’ve probably been following the FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The next two days of hearings – Tuesday, December 11th, and Wednesday, December 12th – will take a deep dive into a topic of interest to just about every business and consumer: data security.

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