January 2007
Identity Theft Repair Kit;Jan2007, p1
The article focuses on the protection from identity theft. It says that identity theft starts when a stranger gets hold of identifying information of someone including social security number, address and date-of-birth. It cites that use credit cards on a trusted internet site only, keep the files in a safe place, and bring credit cards that can be used only, are just one of the thousand ways to protect oneself. It notes that a victim of identity theft should contact the authority immediately.


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