Identity Theft

How theives get your information

  • 60% Sort through your trash or presonal computer
  • 25% Scam or Hack you while online
  • 15% Steal your wallet

Ways to Protect yourself

Identity Theft Response

  • File a report with law enforcement
  • Report identity theft at
  • Place a "Fraud Alert" on one of the Credit Bureaus
  • Close any financial accounts opened or compromised
  • Review Social Security earnings statement
  • Complete IRS Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit

EFIN Facts: Intuit article to check EFIN activity at IRS e-services:

Free Annual Credit Report:

Identity theft information and prevention tips: 

AARP Fraud Watch video series to share with clients:

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