Trying to Stop Identity Theft? Go Beyond a Credit Freeze – Chris Kissell

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A credit freeze is one of the best ways to slow the threat of identity theft. But a freeze alone is not enough to prevent fraudsters from wreaking havoc on your financial life. As we have reported in the past, a credit freeze is a powerful tool for keeping scammers at bay. It prevents crooks from opening credit accounts in your name. But if you have been the victim of a data breach — and in truth…

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