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Why are you the victim of identity theft?

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2011-04-02 03:11:12

I've been fortunate that I have never been a victim of ID theft.

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it can cause a victim to get locked up or get a life sentences


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Someone can become a victim of identity theft by not using anti-virus software and by opening e-mail attachments from people they don't know. Also, using checks constantly can reveal personal information to others.


Identity Theft is the act of stealing personal information and using that information to steal money and possessions up to and including the victim's residence. It is a devastating experience for the victim who faces a long and arduous process dealing with bill collectors, credit agencies, banks, other financial institutions, and the IRS. Identity theft is a crime but few cases are brought to court. It is difficult to see any positives in being the victim of identity theft. Not until one's identity is restored and recovery well advanced is it possible to even consider that the changes that occur in the victim may be positive. Nevertheless, victims who recover from identity theft usually emerge stronger, more assertive and more organized.


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There are a number of actions that can and should be taken if one feels they are the victim of identity theft. As it is a crime punishable by law, one should immediately contact their police station, as well as their bank, to ensure that nobody has gotten into their accounts.


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Identity theft is a common crime in Wichita, Kansas. Due to the high numbers in the crime, Wichita police have came up with a Theft's Victim Packet that you can find on their website.


Identity theft is a major problem but there are much bigger problems in the world than identity theft.


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You should look into services such as LifeLock. For a fee they will do all the work for you and insure you up to a certain amount if you are a victim of identity theft. You might want to read up on the effectiveness of those types of services (such as from lifelock). I think this site is a good reference. The number one source of identity theft is lost/stolen wallets. Limit the information you carry around. SOLUS Identity Theft Protection. Http:/www.solusid.com


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Identity theft can affect your credit without your knowledge~APEX :)



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