Identity Theft Protection: Protect Your Good Name
How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
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As identity theft increases, here are important tips to protect your money and good name (in a CreditDonkey infographic format).
Identity fraud has made a comeback, reports a recent survey by Javelin Strategy & Research, striking an estimated 11.6 million Americans in 2011 compared with 10.2 million in 2010: an increase of 13%.
With the dangers of credit and debit card fraud, we've decided to put together this infographic to help our readers fight back.
It's critical that you not share any personal and financial information with strangers - online or offline. Other tips featured in the infographic include:
If You are a Victim
(Research by Kelly; Graphic Design by Marcelo)
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