Much like a defensive driver takes precautions to reduce the odds of colliding with a deer, consumers need to apply defensive tactics to minimize damage caused by fraud.
Whether or not you or a family member have been a victim of identity fraud, this article contains precautions to protect personal and financial data, suggestions for reporting incidents, and trustworthy resources to stay current on scam trends and fraud protection strategies.
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