Protect Your Identity
Identity (ID) theft happens when someone steals your personal information to commit fraud. The identity thief may use your information to fraudulently apply for credit, file taxes, or get medical services. These acts can damage your credit status, and cost you time and money to restore your good name.
Some tips to help protect your identity:
- Avoid Scams
- Secure Your Computer
- Be Smart Online
- Protect Kids Online
What if your identity is stolen? Click this linke from USA.gov to learn how to respond if your identity is stolen.