Identity Theft Basics

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Identity theft can take many forms and devastate your life in a variety of ways. For a clear understanding of how identity theft is committed and how pervasive the threat is, take a comprehensive look at the following articles.

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What Is a Data Breach, and How Can It Affect Me?

A stray laptop left behind at a bar could put the personal data of untold thousands at risk.  Learn about the risks of data breaches and the potential for identity theft.

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The Most Common Types of Identity Theft

Knowing the most common types of identity theft is the best defense against becoming a victim.

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Parental Identity Theft Statistics

Accurate information on parental identity theft is hard to find, but we do know a few things.

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Identity Theft: The Biggest FTC Complaint in America

In 2009 alone, 11 million people were added to the list of identity theft victims in the U.S. Get the facts.

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Identity Theft Statistics

The statistics don't lie: Identity theft remains a growing crime.

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