Identity Theft: Shocking Statistics

Think identity theft is the work of faceless cyber-crooks from foreign countries? Think again. Almost half of all ID theft is committed by relatives or close friends of the victim, new research shows.

The surprising information comes from a recent poll of 4,000 consumers conducted by a group led by the Better Business Bureau. And sadly, it makes sense that those closest to you enjoy the easiest access to your bank records, credit-card statements, and Social Security number. Identity Theft: Shocking Statistics -

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