Did you know that 10% of Americans have had their identities stolen, and on average, each of those individuals lost around $5,000?!
Identity theft is a form of fraud or cheating of another person’s identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person’s identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person’s name.
This is a major issue in today’s society because there are so many ways it can happen. Some of the most common methods for stealing someone’s identity include retrieving personal data from electronics, stealing debit/credit/ID cards, and yes, Dumpster diving.Read More