Identity theft is where someone uses your personal information to be you! Identity theft is very serious and hard to deal with when it happens, so there are a couple steps you can take to prevent this from happening
- Don't give out any personal Information
- Do not let anyone trick you into giving your info out , be smart!
- Be very careful about who you give your social security # to
- Keep your wallet , purse, anything valuable kept safe
You always want to pay close attention to your personal bills, credit report, and bank statements for anything unusual happening! If so make a report as soon as possible!
You might ask why you would need to report it ,well here are some reasons why...
Over all Identity theft is a very scary and hard situation to deal with, and all of these tips and step will hopefully help prevent identity theft from happening!