What is identity theft?

Identity theft occurs when someone gets or steals your personal information. The information can then be used to open credit accounts in your name or receive benefits such as employment, insurance or housing. Identity theft may impact your credit reports and credit scores.

Learn more about identity theft by checking out the following articles:

How Does Identity Theft Happen?

How Can I Better Protect Against Identity Theft?

Identity Theft: What it is, What to Do