Identity Theft Educational Website
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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

Shining a light on misleading claims in auto ads

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:15:16 -0500 - By Lesley Fair

People usually think of beacons as radiant lights that attract attention. But the FTC has charged that two Ohio auto dealers (among other things) used the word in a way that kept consumers in the dark.

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See you in Seattle

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:14:45 -0500 - By Lesley Fair

Mark February 9, 2016, on your calendar. That’s when the FTC’s Start with Security roadshow moves to Seattle and you’ll want to be there.

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