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Identity Theft: It happened to me. Learn what I learned.

In Uncategorized on March 22, 2018 at 5:57 pm

This is a well-written article on what to do if your identity has been stolen. But, more importantly, Beth Melton provides tips to help you _prevent_ identity theft.

It’s great advice from someone who’s experienced it first hand.

Real Geek Girl

Imagine waking up one day and discovering someone purchased 4 new iPhone Xs using your cellular account and used a photo ID with your name and personal information to pick them up from a brick and mortar store. Then imagine the nightmare of trying to figure out what to do next. As you may have learned from the title of this post, I recently had this experience. I hope by sharing what I learned it will help others navigate the system far easier than it was for me should they, too, find they’re a victim. I also hope that by sharing the proactive measures I wish I would’ve previously known, it will help others prevent identity theft from happening to them.

What to do If you’re a victim

1If you discover you’ve become a victim of identity theft, the first thing you need to do is take a deep breath…

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