How to Prevent and Resolve this issue Adrianne Savage
What is identity theft?
- the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person's private identifying information, usually for financial gain
How can you protect yourself?
- Vigilance is your best weapon. Regularly check your credit reports for unauthorized activity, guard your Social Security number and keep track of all your contacts.
Identity Theft is a Serious Crime
How can someone steal your identity?
- dumpster diving
- shoulder surfing
- in the workplace
- and many more
What do you do if your identity is stolen?
If you take action quickly, you can stop an identity thief from doing more damage. Follow these three steps as soon as possible:
Resolving identity theft takes phone calls and letters. Create a system to organize your papers and calls, and to track deadlines
for more information on the topic of Identity Theft you can visit the
Better Business Bureau website at http://atlanta.bbb.org/