Equifax Launches New Website about Identity Theft
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To continue to provide top-quality resources for consumers, Equifax is launching IdentityProtection.com. The site will feature educational resources and tools, as well as stories from victims of child identity theft, medical identity theft, and tax identity theft.
With this website, consumers will learn how to help protect their identities and the identities of their children with helpful information such as precautions to take when filing their taxes, signing their kids up for after-school activities, filling out medical forms, and creating passwords online.
“Identity theft is an increasingly pervasive problem, particularly in today’s digital economy,” said Trey Loughran, president of the Personal Solutions unit at Equifax. “This new website will be a rich resource for people who want not only to educate themselves about the problem but also to take steps to help protect themselves and their families. Consumers who are armed with useful knowledge and tools can be a powerful deterrent to the rapid growth of this ‘invisible’ crime.”
Visit IdentityProtection.com to learn more about this new resource.
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