How to Protect Yourself ?
Give out Social Security Number ONLY when Necessary
Destroy unwanted Credit Card offers ( 888-567-8688 - Remove your name from solicitations from all three bureau's )
DO NOT put any information other than Name and Address on your Checks
Check your bills and bank statements
Control your personal financial information
Shred (cross-out) any Sensitive Document before you Throw them out
Review your Credit Report Annually to make sure you have not Received Inquiries with Unknown Business or People
Never Give Out Personal Information on the Phone or Internet
Protect your Social Security number
Keep your identity from getting trashed
Shield your computer from viruses and spies
Call the 3 national credit reporting organizations immediately to place a fraud alert on your name and Social Security number
VPN in public (wifi) safer than logging onto a public network without any additional digital protection.