How to protect personal information
The Federal Citizen Information Center advises that identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the country.
It is always a good idea to protect your personal information, even in your own home. The center reports the key to protecting yourself is constant awareness of your personal information and gives steps to minimize risk.
# Check your reports regularly. Under federal law, you can obtain a free annual copy of their credit report, from the three credit reporting agencies Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. Journal and Courier Online - Judy Benge
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