Identity Theft Using Your Social Security Number

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. The Social Security Administration gives some tips on home to keep your social security number protected. Remember you Social Security number is confidential. Be careful about sharing your number with anyone who asks for it. Don’t make it easy for someone to steal your number. Identity thieves get your personal information …

Identity Theft

If you are a victim of identity theft, take the following four steps as soon as possible and keep a record detail of your conversation and copies of all correspondence. 1. Place a fraud alert on your credit reports, and review your credit reports. 2. Close the accounts that you know or believe have been tampered with or opened fraudulently. …