Tips To Prevent Identity Theft In School Aged Children

So, now that the new school year is just around the corner and all the school supplies have been bought, you probably think you can kick back and relax. Wrong answer!

Identity theft continues to be a growing crime. Identity thieves target people of all ages. While many think it won’t happen to them, it can. Identity theft can even happen to our school-aged children. In fact, children offer just the right combination for identity thieves. They have a Social Security number and a clean or nonexistent credit report.

With each new school year come many forms that must be completed. From after-school programs to emergency contact information, we’re doling out a ton of information, some of which is sensitive in nature. Click here for full article

 

Information Courtesy of West Bend