What is Identity Theft: Find out the different categories of identity theft and how to recover your credit and good name if you are a victim. There are resources that simplify and speed up the recovery process.
Should you place a credit freeze. A credit freeze could prevent an identity thief from obtaining credit in your name. You’ll have to place a credit freeze on Experian, Transunion and Equifax, individually.
As the Equifax data breach looms over millions of consumers, there are other scams to protect your credit files from and ways to freeze your credit reports for free.