Identity Theft Awareness

February 2011
Erie Gay News;Feb2011, p12
The article provides tips on how to prevent theft among the adult elders. It advises elders to request a free credit report annually, personal information has to be secured, telephone conversations have to be kept at a minimum and when discarding personal information, these have to be shredded well. For those who have been victims, the fraud departments of major credit companies have to be notified immediately, accounts have to be closed, a complaint has to be filed at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Crime Victim Center has to be notified also.


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