According to the
Javelin/Better Business Bureau Survey
of February 2007, 8.4 million USA adults
were victims of identity theft fell in
2007, although this is down about 2
million since 2003 it is still an awful
lot of people! The total fraud
amount was $49 billion, with an average
loss of almost $6,000 per person, and an
average resolution time of 40 hours.
A summary of the US Federal Trade Commission's advice on protecting yourself against identity theft.....
Deter identity thieves by safeguarding your information.
- Secure personal information in your home, especially if you employ outside help or are having work done on your home.
- Don't give out personal info on the phone, through the ...