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.
- Unusual transactions in your bank statements
- Receiving calls from credit card companies where you do not have an account
- Denial of your health insurance claims
- 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.