Identity Theft Prevention–April 2015

Identity theft is an increasing problem that could strike at any time. Your personally identifying information can be stolen from many sources, as evidenced by the growing number of cyber-security attacks at major companies across the country. Below are some tips to prevent identity theft.

  • Don’t provide birth date, driver’s license or Social Security number to sources you don’t trust
  • Use secure passwords
  • Be aware of scams
  • Immediately report fraud concerns to minimize damage
  • Consider purchasing ID theft insurance