Identity Theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Nearly Ten Million Americans fall victim to Identity theft each year.
Identity Theft is defined as the unauthorized use of information such as name, date of birth, or social security number to commit financial fraud.
An Identity Thief may use someones identity to illegally obtain a credit card or bank account. Sometimes they apply for loans, rent or purchase a residence or engage in other fraudulent activity.
TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOURSELF
Purchase a shredder!-Shred any documents that have any account number on them such as electric bill or credit card bill.
Monitor your account activity. Read your bank statements and credit card statements frequently to verify all of the activity is yours.
You might want to purchase a credit monitoring service.
Never respond to an unsolicited email asking you for financial information.
I Sell Health, Inc. is now offering Identity Theft Protection and credit monitoring. For additional information you may view the link below…
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Eric Wilson is president of I Sell Health Inc. An Illinois based company serving Illinois, Wisconsin,Ohio and Indiana.