FTC: How to Protect Your Personal Information, What to Do if Someone Steals Your Identity
By Federal Trade Commission // November 2, 2020
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WATCH: IdentityTheft.gov Helps You Report and Recover from Identity Theft.
(FTC) – You know that protecting your identity and personal information is important. And you also know that taking steps to avoid identity theft can make a big difference. But if someone steals your identity, here’s the first thing you do: go to IdentityTheft.gov.
To get you started, watch this video on how IdentityTheft.gov helps you report and recover from identity theft.
If your identity is still all yours, you can find some ideas to keep it that way — and to share with others. If you’re wondering what’s going on in your good name, start by getting your free credit report (right now, free every week!) at AnnualCreditReport.com.
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