Stop Identity Crimes

By: Elias Mitchell

Internet security is very important nowadays. Considering the rapid rise in identity theft crimes. One must wonder How to protect themselves from becoming one of the millions of victims affected by this personal security dilemma. In the last 5 years alone the rise in identity theft crimes has escalated at a staggering rate. Not to mention this problem is still on a steady rise. Identity fraud is a faceless crime, attacking all ages, all races, all genders. All it takes is seconds for identity criminals to get a hold, of your most guarded personal information.

Then your at the mercy of this faceless crime which is merciless. Identity theft is a devastating crime. The Federal Trade Commission receives hundreds of thousand complaints every year with new fraud cases being open everyday. With this being the information age, the wrongful use of information is what identity thieves thrive off. So personal information security should be primary as we use the web along with our daily activities.

Statistics state identity theft takes place every 79 seconds, leaving unsuspecting individuals with there bank accounts hijacked, credit misused, or there good name used to commit criminal acts. Prevention, detection and protection are some of the steps that need to be taken, along with education. The internet consumer needs to know how this crime can effect there personal life. Also how they can prevent, detect and protect themselves, and the internet is the perfect place for that.

So don't keep yourself at risk learn how you can guard your identity from fraud at.

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