Identity Theft is affecting more and more people every year. To learn more about ways to protect yourself and what to do if you are a victim of identity theft, explore the information below:.

What is Identity (ID) Theft?

It’s when someone steals your personal information (Name, Social Security Number, Birthdate, etc.) and uses it for illegal gain.

How does it occur?

The thief may use information to apply for credit, file taxes, or get medical services. How can it impact me? These acts can damage your credit status and cost time and money to restore your good name.

How can it impact me?

These acts can damage your credit status and cost time and money to restore your good name.

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How can Identity Theft & Fraud occur?
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How do I avoid and prevent scams?
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How can I protect myself?
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What are some signs of Identity Theft & Fraud?
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What should I do if I feel that I have been a victim of identity theft?
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For more tips on preventing identity theft, please visit https://www.usa.gov/identity-theft.