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Identity Theft: What You Need to Know

Thieves with access to personal information – Social Security number, birth certificate, PIN or credit card numbers, even pre-approved credit card solicitations – can steal your identity and apply for credit in your name, racking up huge debts without you even knowing that it has happened…until it’s too late. Stay safe. Follow these simple suggestions.

Safeguard Your Personal Information:  

Protect Your Bank Accounts and Your Mail:

Protect Yourself on the Internet and Protect Your Computer:

If You Are a Victim of Identity Theft:

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