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More Reasons To Freeze Your Credit To Protect Against Identity Theft

Your risk of identity theft is growing due to continued online security breaches, which can result in staggering financial losses, as well as the hassles and cost of repairing your credit. Below, we explain how a new federal law allows you to act more quickly, and for free, to protect your credit. 

Identity theft is on the rise as criminals ramp up online credit card fraud. The growing use of chip cards has made it more difficult to steal credit card information at stores, so thieves have shifted their money-stealing tactics to creating fake online accounts. Massive data breaches (Equifax, Facebook, Yahoo, etc.) have made it easier for criminals to create a fraudulent identity. For example...

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