Identity theft is on the rise and wreaking havoc on the lives of many Americans. While everyone is at risk and there's no foolproof way to safeguard against it, learning how to protect yourself from this type of fraud can go a long way in lowering your risk of identity theft.
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Seniors are the fastest growing population segment in Ohio and the Scripps Gerontology Center projects more than 1 in 4 Ohioans will be age 60 or older by 2025.
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Social distancing from the coronavirus outbreak prompted many consumers to go online for purchases, but a new TransUnion survey also found 22% of Americans have been targeted by digital fraud related to the outbreak.
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How do breaches affect credit unions? Are they shielding their member base, caught staring at the headlines but not acting, planning for the worst or just hopeful they will get lucky?
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Social Security is committed to protecting your personal information. We urge you to always be cautious and to avoid providing sensitive member information such as your social security number (SSN) or bank account information to unknown people over the phone or internet.
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On average, Ohioans consider themselves adept at protecting their personal information, but research suggests that may not be enough to keep identity thieves at bay.
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