7 Ways To Avoid Identity Theft Fraud

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Identity Theft Fraud is on the rise. Discover 7 ways to protect yourself and your family from this growing crime.

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7 Ways To Avoid Identity Theft Fraud

  1. 1. 7 Ways To Avoid <br />Identity Theft Fraud<br />http://protection-from-identity-theft.com<br />
  2. 2. With Identity Theft Fraud On The Rise, There Are Increasing Concerns About Using Our Private Information On The Web <br />
  3. 3. Here Are 7 Ways You Can Protect Yourself From <br />Identity<br />Theft<br />Fraud<br />
  4. 4. #1. Protect Your Personal Computer<br />With sophisticated hackers your private information could be at risk.<br /><ul><li>Safeguard your PC with a Firewall,
  5. 5. Keep your systems up-to-date; and,
  6. 6. Adjust all your passwords regularly,</li></li></ul><li># 2. Internet Transactions<br />Viruses can attack your system when you visit other sites or download files.  <br />Keep your PC’s security capabilities at the highest level to prevent Identity Theft Fraud from everyday web based transactions.<br />
  7. 7. # 3.  Private Family Financial Data<br />Keep personal financial details as private as possible.  <br />Be careful when giving this information out online. <br />Ensure you are on a secure website that you trust; otherwise – <br />don’t do it.<br />
  8. 8. # 4. Cash Machines<br />No matter where you conduct financial business, it's important to know that someone may be peering over your shoulder.<br />Cover your pin and passwords when making use of Teller Machines. <br />
  9. 9. # 5.  Private Documents<br />Shred receipts, mail and any other important documents before placing in the garbage.  <br />If you think that someone won't go through garbage - think again.   <br />Take that extra few minutes to ensure you will not have your confidential information floating around for someone to access.<br />
  10. 10. # 6.  Assess Your Credit Statements<br />Take a few moments to confirm every purchase on your credit statements.  <br />Clever thieves can make small charges that you may never notice. <br />Get a copy of your Credit Bureau Report and check for anything suspicious.<br />
  11. 11. # 7. Be Alert To <br />Telephone Fraud<br />Do not give out credit details on the telephone to an unsolicited caller.  <br />If you want to give to a charity, call them directly or donate via their secure internet site.<br />
  12. 12. Identity Theft Fraud is a Growing Crime <br />Take Steps to Safeguard Your Family and Your Finances<br />http://protection-from-identity-theft.com<br />

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