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10 Things You Should Know About Identity Theft

Here is an overview of the "10 things you should know about identity theft". Click here to read the document in it's entirety.

  1. Scams are everywhere
  2. Bogus emails designed to steal your identity are a major problem
  3. Thieves are eager to gain access to you web email account
  4. Be alert to scams if you're job hunting
  5. Email scams become more prevalent following a significant event
  6. Providing too many details about yourself on social networking can lead to problems
  7. Don't respond to emails claiming to be from the IRS
  8. Be wary of callers claiming to be from the IRS and wanting you to pay with a pre-paid debit card or wire transfer
  9. Scam artists constantly think of new ways to steal your personal data
  10. Identity theft is no longer a novel occurrence

For assistance in identifying and implementing the fraud prevention strategies best suited to your situation, please contact your Account Executive at (314) 205-2510.