Identity Theft: BEWARE

By Rebecca Helling

What is Identity Theft?

Identity theft is the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person's private identifying information, usually for financial gain.

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Indicators of Credit Theft

-errors on your credit card statement

-errors on your credit report

-your account is flagged

-debt collection agencies are calling

-problems with your medical insurance

-missing mail or opened envelopes

-denial of an application based off of credit