Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, February 24, 2024

Subject: Protect Yourself from Identity Thieves
Source: SSA Blog

Identify theft is when someone uses your personal information to impersonate you or steal from you. Did you know the consequences of identity theft are not just financial?These crimes have significant effects on relationships at work and home. They impact physical, mental, and emotional health and lead to lost opportunities for victims that are often hard to measure.

For more information about how to protect your SSN from identity thieves, read our publication, Identity Theft and Your Social Security Number.  Please report suspected Social Security imposter scams — and other Social Security fraud — on the OIG’s website. [8-page PDF]


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