How to Deal With Online Identity Theft

Data breaches and identity theft has become a fact of our daily lives. 2018 alone saw more than 20 million identity thefts of online shoppers worldwide. With cybercrimes at an all-time high, it is up to us to stay safe. Here are some tips to help you establish if or not you are a victim of.

  1. Unusual transactions in your bank statements
  2. Receiving calls from credit card companies where you do not have an account
  3. Denial of your health insurance claims
  4. Change in your tax amount

If you relate to any of the above tips you could be a victim of identity theft. It would be in your self-interest to consider consulting your lawyer immediately. You may further consider filing an Identity Theft Affidavit to avoid penalties.