What to Do if Your Personal Information Has Been Breached


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It's More Common Than You Think Identity theft was the No.1 consumer complaint in 2010, according to the Federal Trade Commission [FTC] and it estimates 9 million Americans have their identity stolen each year. And it’s only going to get worse: There are no limits to thieves’ creativity to gain access to personal information. From hacking into businesses’ networks to rummaging through trash--scammers know all the tricks. If you have become a victim, or fear your information has been compromised, there are ways to fight back. Here tips from the FTC to take charge and fight back against identity theft. (Reuters)

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