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Identity Theft Risk Reduction Practices

Identity theft is typically not a stand-alone crime but, rather, part of another crime such as credit card, bank account, healthcare, or income tax fraud. Commonly stolen pieces of PII include Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and driver’s licenses.

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Protecting Your Identity

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To Catch a Thief

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Weighing the benefits of pre-paid debit card

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The lowdown on those free credit scores

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The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 provided individuals with valuable rights to the credit information companies keep…