Identity theft is a disturbing crime regardless of your age. The idea that your personal information is now in the hands of people with bad intentions can leave you feeling quite vulnerable. Now imagine the panic of discovering that your minor child’s personal information has been stolen and is being used fraudulently. Children’s identities are attractive for identity thieves for many reasons including that their credit reports are blank slates and that the theft may not be detected for some time. For warning signs of child identity theft and steps to undo the damage, check out: Six Warning Signs That Your Child’s Identity Has Been Stolen.
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