Identity Theft

Identity theft is a reality my wife and I have experienced too many times to count. Granted, most of our experiences so far have been minor compared to others, yet this is one of those cases where is better to be proactive than waiting to become a victim. As posted in

  • Around 1 in 15 people become victims of identity fraud.
  • Americans are most likely to have their identities stolen.
  • 650,572 people suffered from identity theft in 2019.
  • Over 1 million children become victims of identity crimes each year.
  • The total loss for identity theft in the U.S. for 2019 amounted to $667 million.
  • Credit card theft accounts for 30% of ID theft cases.

As it regards to identity theft we found out that there are tools to assist you and a good place to start is the Federal Trade Commission website: