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Myth vs. Fact: Identity Theft Online vs. Offline

Myth: Identity theft usually happens on the Internet.
Fact: Online methods accounted for only 11% of identity theft in 2009.Most identity theft happens offline. According to a 2009 study by Javelin Strategy and Research, stolen wallets and paperwork account for almost half (43%) of all identity theft.

Steps you can take to help prevent identity theft include:

  • Keep sensitive paperwork in a locked storage device and never put checks in an unlocked mailbox.
  • Shred sensitive paperwork when you no longer need it.
  • Never leave your wallet, purse, mobile phone, or laptop unattended.

You can increase your identity protection online with these steps:


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