What is Identity Theft?

How to prevent?

What is Identity Theft?

Identity theft is when you loose or give out your personal inforation to the public. Anyone who knows how to steal peoples identiy can easily take you inforation and use it for their own benifit.

How to prevent Identity Theft?

Ways to prevent identity theft.

1: keep track of all personal and manage it from time to time because the sooner you report it the easier it is to get the funds back.

2 : Your trash is their gold mine. For instace you threw away your passwords for old accounts that have your inforation on it they can take advantage of just one mistake.

3 : Protect your Social Security Number. Dont give its out to strangers on any curcimstaces.

4 : Keep old passwords and accounts and new accounts.

For more information visit: http://www.transunion.com/personal-credit/identity-theft-and-fraud/how-to-prevent-identity-theft.page

How does idenity theft happen?

Idenity theft can occur in many different ways. Such as:

1. Inernet and text messages.

2. Personal files being disbursed.

3. Mailing.

4. ATM's

5. Direct theft.