After identity theft – consumer rights

You’ve heard all the warnings about preventing identity theft – don’t reply to email messages that ask for personal or financial information, protect your social security number and passwords, watch out for “shoulder surfers.”

But what do you do when your personal information has ALREADY been stolen or accidentally divulged? What are your rights?

Find out by visiting the Federal Trade Commission’s “Identity Theft Victims’ Statement of Rights” website.

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    About Belinda Perkinson

    Belinda works with the ITCS Training and Communications team at East Carolina University.
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