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IDENTITY THEFT

Considering the many data breaches of personal information, along with the legal sharing of it, ID theft is all too likely.

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FYI: My identity theft nightmare could be your nightmare too by Jessica Roy (October 2022). Her story started with a stolen wallet. The bad guys could not get into her Gmail account because of two-factor authentication. So, they made a new Gmail account with her name. Her driver’s license had been reported stolen, yet Bank of America and Wells Fargo both issued checkbooks to accounts opened using it. The reporter/victim suggests reviewing your credit reports at least once a year.

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