Identity Theft – Protect Yourself! Thieves Are Taking Identity Theft (It) To New Levels

While packing, try to keep your belongings as light as possible to reduce the amount of tension on your back. The last thing that you will want is to have to transport heavy bags from one place to another with items that you do not need. Stay practical to optimize your traveling experience.

Do not carry your social security card replacement, credit/debit cards, or passports if you don’t plan to utilize them. Carry only credit and debit cards that you need for the day. Same goes for any other personal identification. If you must have it on you, (i.e. Driver’s License/I.D) ensure that it is secure. If you are at work, be sure to keep your wallet/purse in a safe place. Places of employment are known for having wallets or purses stolen. Do the same with any copies of administrative forms that might have your personal information on it.

Tax Statements & Documents along with supporting evidence – Keep for 7 years unless you never filed a return or filed a fraudulent return, then keep indefinitely.

This is Desert Camouflage social security card replacement Uniform and it is worn during deployments to desert locations. It is a different pattern and is lighter in colour than BDU’s.

Step 3- You should destroy old credit card and bank statements and any credit card offers that you receive in the mail. If you don’t have a shredder, you should consider purchasing one.

There are between 10-15 million people affected by Identity Theft Each Year. 10% of those victims are children. That means every 3 seconds a new person has their identity stolen. There are other ways to ensure the safety of you and your family’s identity. You just have to become aware of the threats around you and what you can do to avoid them. One of the most important steps a person can take in the fight against Identity Theft is to practice awareness for you and family.

Not a month goes by in my practice that I don’t hear clients utter the same phrase-sometimes in more colorful language-at least ten times: “I never should have rented to this guy. I never should have rented to this guy.” In the case mentioned above, after the tenant fell behind and my client started looking into his background, he learned from a previous landlord that the tenant had a prior eviction. At the time of our trial, the tenant was also under indictment for mortgage fraud and had a prior criminal conviction for possession of counterfeit government bonds.

A Social Security Card does not have to be in your possession. According to the website for The Social Security Administration, if a person knows their Social Security number that all they usually need. However, it is good to have your card for your personal records.

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