Identity Theft Prevention
How To Protect Your Identity
what is identity theft
Identity theft is when someone steals your personal information and uses it without you finding out before its too late. it can affect your whole life, from your finances, credit score, reputation, and your job.
How to be careful
when shopping online, you should use a credit card and not your debit card. Dont make large purchases on items that come from other countries. Also, when out at town, you should try to use cash as much as possibly. To keep in check, review you credit reports.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IF YOUR IDENTITY IS STOLEN
First you should place an inition fraud alert, then you should order your credit reports and scan for any issues, then, you should create an identity theft report. Contacting the Federal Trade Commision will also help bring an end to the terror that has been brought upon your finances.
Once everything is resolved, youre happy again
now you can celebrate because you did everything right and crimminals werent able to corrupt your bank accounts or mess up your credit score