You're never too young for identity theft

Not even kids are safe from identity theft these days, experts say.

In fact, they might be the best targets because most won't realize they were victims until years later when they apply for a credit card or try to get school loans or a driver's license, according to research by the Identity Theft Resource Center, a California-based nonprofit organization that guides victims through credit repair.

Officials from Hurst, Bedford and Grapevine say that although they have had no reports of child identity theft, the crime is hard to identify. Star-Telegram | 12/03/2006 | You're never too young for identity theft

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 3rd December 2006 10:14PM