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How An Identity Theft Victim Can Get Help
Michalis 'BIG Mike' Kotzakolios

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An identity theft victim is left not only without some of their money, but also without their security. These people are constantly scared it will happen to them again. They are afraid to trust banks, the Internet, and people they donít know. Many people have to go into therapy just to begin living again. Once a breech of trust has been committed, it is very difficult to get it back.

Identity theft can ruin a personís life. An identity theft victim can sometimes lose thousands of dollars and then spend thousands more trying to clear their names. To fix the problem, it takes people years of tracking down the origin of the theft, closing accounts, convincing credit card companies and banks that they have been robbed, and time in court going after the criminals. Some people have lost their jobs because of the time it takes to repair the damage done from theft.

Identity theft victims have places to which they can counsel. There are centers created to deal with the grief over the loss of possessions and the loss of trust. There are many lawyers who now specialize in identity theft cases. These lawyers will file paperwork concerning the actual theft, what type it was, how much was taken, and any other paperwork needed to file a claim.

There are many ways to steal money from people. It can take a year or more sometimes before people notice there is anything missing or wrong with their credit reports or credit cards. Getting yearly credit reports is a necessary step you can take to protect all accounts from theft.

Checking these reports for mistakes will help in detecting fraudulent activity. There is software available that can be used to monitor credit card activity and services that can do that for a small monthly fee. Most identity theft victims will agree that if they had known more about identity theft protection, they would have found ways to prevent it from happening.

LifeLock is a company that is the industry leader in proactive identity theft protection. They will prevent your identity and personal information from being stolen before it actually happens.

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