Fighting Back Against Identity Theft

The internet has changed our lives dramatically over the past few decades, simplifying how we work, how we play, how we shop, and how we stay connected with the world around us. But the convenience of living more of our lives online comes with a price, namely the need to increase our vigilance against identity theft. Every year, identity theft affects about 1 in 20 Americans and undoing the damage can take months or even years, but there are steps you can take to reduce the chance of falling prey to it and mitigate the potential harm should it occur.