Today's threat to personal security is identity theft. For those of you who have experienced it, you know what we are talking about. For those of you who haven't, consider yourself fortunate - and guard yourself!
The L.A. Times, on Sunday November 30 calls it "The fastest-growing consumer crime in America".
What can you do? Be smart! Don't take chances with your personal information. We have a booklet available titled "Identity theft ... how to protect yourself". You may request a free copy by email.
Some good resources on the internet:
The Identity Theft Resource Center
The U.S. Department of Justice
The Federal Trade Commission
The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Social Security Administration