Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your name, Social Security number, credit card number, or other identifying data to commit fraud or other crimes. In this electronic age, it has become an all-too-common danger. Fortunately, there are many preventative measures you can take to substantially reduce the chance of identity theft occurring and steps you can take to minimize damage if you do become a victim. This module covers the basics of identity theft, including:

  • Common Practices of Identity Thieves
  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • How To Recover
  • Federal Laws
  • Helpful Resources