Identity Theft Protection

January 13, 2013 7:46:12 AM PST
Identity theft is a growing problem in Illinois and nationwide. Often, victims don't realize their personal information has been stolen until they apply for a job or a loan.

Even more chilling - postal inspectors say once you're a victim of identity theft, there's the potential you'll be a victim multiple times. Your information is out there, and it will get passed around.

If you think you're a victim, you can call the Illinois Identity Theft Hotline at (866) 999-5630. There is also more useful information here: /illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/consumers/hotline.html


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