What is Identity Theft? (***Note***)
Identity Theft is defined as when someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data / information to commit any type of crime, fraud or deception, typically for economic gain claiming to be them.
Where can I learn more about Identify theft?
Below are some of the best sites for information on what you can do to protect yourself or what you need to do if you are a victim of identity theft.
Identity Theft Information Links
- Fighting Identity Theft
- Federal Trade Commission ID Theft Site
- Michigan Consumers Identity Theft
- U.S. Department of Education
- Better Business Bureau
- Social Security Online
Great Lakes Internet provides this information to help you be better educated on what identity theft is and what you should do.