What Is Identity Theft?

Identity theft occurs when someone, without your permission, gains access to personal information such as name, address, credit card information or social security number. They may then use that information to open bank accounts or charge cards under your name. They may borrow money or manufacture checks in your name. They can then order merchandise, phone cards, or any other items they desire.

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1. What Is Identity Theft?
2. How does someone get access to your information?
3. What should you do if you become a victim of identity theft?