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Preventing Identity Theft


Identity theft is when someone else uses your personal identifying information (your name, Social Security number, or any other identifying information) to obtain a credit card, loan, or any other type of credit or service in your name, or when someone else files a bankruptcy case using your name or Social Security number.

Reference Guide - What is identity theft? Why should you care, and how can a thief get your information? How can you protect yourself?

Resources - Contacts to help you prevent identity theft and to report instances of identity theft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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