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Tips on Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft 


Identity theft is broadly categorized as the mis-use of one's personal information to commit some type of financial fraud such as: 


Theives often get your personal information from these more commonly used schemes:


Top 10 things you can do to protect yourself:


What to do if your identity has been stolen:

There are a number of federal organization and consumer protection agencies that offer sound information. Here are some links: