The Identity Theft First Aid Kit will guide you through your response and recovery process.
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Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the country.
Identity theft is the unauthorized use of another person's "personal identifying information" to obtain credit, goods, services, money, or property; or commit a felony or misdemeanor. It can not be prevented but you can minimize the risk of becoming a victim.
The following tips can help you avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
REMOVE your name from marketing lists by calling 1-888-5-OPTOUT (567-8688)
REQUEST credit reports annually from ALL three reporting agencies. NO FEE https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp (877-322-8228)
If You Suspect Identity Theft: