Money & Policy

Boomers Beware: Identity Theft Is On the Rise

Helpful tips from the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin

Did you know that nearly every two seconds another American becomes a victim of identity theft? Forgetting to continuously check your credit card and bank statements can make you extremely vulnerable to these crimes.

Scammers don’t discriminate among victims — and once the deed has been done, it’s very difficult to reverse the effects.

So what can you do? Take preventative measures.

In this video by Milwaukee Public Television, Lisa Schiller of the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin gives tips on protecting your personal information:

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