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Don't Be a Victim of Identity Theft!

Nearly 10 million Americans are victims of identity theft each
year. You don't have to become a statistic. Educate yourself
about popular methods used by identity thieves, as well as
ways you can help keep your identity secure from theft. If you've
been a victim of id theft, learn the steps you need to follow to fix
the damage & get your credit back in good standing.

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The Key Elements to Protecting Your Identity

Prevention
Are you using strong internet passwords?  Do you shred sensitive information before disposing of it? Are you doing everything you can to keep your personal information secure?  We’ve put together a list of DIY prevention tactics you can use right now to better secure your identity today.

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Protection
Once you’ve taken steps to prevent identity theft, it’s important to add layers of protection for additional security.  Take advantage of fraud protection offered by your bank and credit cards.  Consider signing up for a id theft protection & credit monitoring service as well.

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Detection
The most severe cases of identity theft occur when the victim is not aware of the fraud for weeks or months after it’s taken place.  Keeping a close watch on your credit reports, as well as setting up fraud alerts with a credit monitoring plan are the two best ways to find out if you’ve been the victim of id theft.

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Restoration
Unfortunately, no matter how diligent you are with your prevention & protection measures, the unthinkable can happen. If you have your identity stolen, knowing the first steps to mitigate the damage and get on the road to recovering your good name and credit are extremely important.

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From Our Visitors

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I found ITA.org when searching for ways to help protect myself when shopping online and sharing on social media sites.  I got a lot of helpful information that I think will let me be safer on the internet and not as vulnerable to having my identity stolen.   Maggie J.  - Myrtle Beach, SC

 
Have You Been a Victim of Identity Theft?
We would like to hear your story and publish it here with your permission. Our main focus at ITA.org is to help educate people about id theft, and there is a lot to be learned from real world id theft experiences.
 
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