Here's How To Protect It:

- Keep your personal infrormation OFFLINE.

- Keep your social security number secure.

- Keep electronic devices secure (computers,cell phones,pagers,etc.,)

- Dont give out personal information (birthday,where you were born,where you live,etc.,)

- Look for obvious signs of identity theft.

Here's How To Repair Your Identity:

- Call your bank as soon as you see its gone and close the account.

- Place an initial fraud alert.

- Ask for your Credit Reports. See what they have spent and prove it.

- File an idntity theft report.

- Monitor their spending.