How Identity Theft Happens

With the New Year approaching, many people take "out with the old and in with the new" a bit too far. If you are doing your spring cleaning early, you should be particularly careful to shred any documents that contain personal information. Throwing away personal information exposes you to the risk of identity theft.

Identity theft can be extremely harmful to your credit rating. It is very difficult to repair a credit report, and adding identity theft into the mix makes it that much harder.

Jeff Sovern at the Consumer Law & Policy Blog found this great illustration of how identity theft happens. It should be recommended reading for anyone who does not yet own a paper shredder.

You can find it by clicking here.

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