Identity Theft


Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the country and we are all potential targets. While no one can guarantee that you won’t be victimized, understanding as much as you can about how these criminals operate can reduce your vulnerability.

“Protect your Social Security number and other personal information. Don’t let identity thieves rob you of your educational future!”
John P. Higgins, Jr., Former Inspector General, U.S. Department of Education

  • What is identity theft?
  • How does it happen?
  • How can I reduce my risk?
  • What should I do if I become a victim?

Find answers to these important questions at the links below: