What would you do if your identity was stolen? Questions start to flood your mind, leading you down a path of trying to figure out how and where this could have happened, and you can’t help but feel violated and insecure. The two questions we all end up having are: why did they steal my identity, and more importantly, what will they do with my identity? While it’s often difficult to understand why a criminal does something, we can help identify a few of the most common things criminals do with a stolen identity.
Open new credit cards in your name
Make fraudulent purchases
Log in to personal accounts (email, social media, bank, etc.)