Identity Theft: What It Is, How to Prevent It, and What to Do If It Happens to You

Comprehensively detailing what identity theft is and how it is carried out, this practical guide examines identity theft as a sweeping international dilemma and threat. Exploring how easy it is to steal information by obtaining ATM pin numbers, searching through the trash, copying credit cards, and cracking online accounts, this book addresses the devastating financial, personal, and emotional effects that victims are sure to encounter. This groundbreaking and important work also offers helpful steps for identity-theft victims to recover their identities as well as effective preventative measures.