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Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

January 20th, 2015

identity theftCredit card fraud, where thieves use stolen cards for unauthorized purchases, affects nearly 10 million people every year. And while credit card theft is a hassle, it’s not as serious as identity theft where thieves use stolen credit or debit cards to open new accounts under the victim’s name. Although true identity theft is relatively uncommon, the effects can be devastating. The First’s shared blog from The Wall Street Journal shows you how to prevent identity theft.