- What is Identity Theft
- How Your Identity is Stolen
- How Your Identity is Used
- Detecting Your Stolen Identity
- Recovering from Identity Theft
- Protecting Your Identity
Identity theft is a serious crime. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year at an estimated cost of nearly 50 billion dollars.
Understanding identity theft and the damage it causes is an important line of defense against becoming a victim.