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How To: Protect yourself from identity theft

By March 21, 2013

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Bedford Open File Cabinet 1 from Pottery BarnIf you've ever been the victim of identity theft, you know what a paralyzing experience it can become. Your credit cards shut off, passport sold to the highest bidder, bank account emptied, even your sacred Facebook profile can be hacked and commandeered by a nefarious identity thief. This week I talked to Jay Foley, executive director of the Identity Theft Resource Center, about the simple steps you can take to protect yourself by managing your mail and paper clutter more thoroughly.

Read our interview: How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

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