An identity hack can steal your tax refund, alter your medical records, prevent you from securing a loan or getting a job – and even take out a loan in your toddler’s name. Here are fifteen ways to prevent identity theft and fraud from happening to you.
Did you recently get a notice that says your personal information was exposed in a data breach? Depending on what information was lost, there are steps you can take to help protect yourself from identity theft.
If you need to write letters to businesses, credit issuers or credit bureaus regarding suspected or actual identity theft, you can find model letters to follow on the Identity Theft Resource Center website.