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Identity Theft Alert: 10 Rules You Must Follow to Protect Yourself from America’s #1 Crime by Steve Weisman

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2. Making Yourself Less Vulnerable to Identity Theft

Identity thieves believe that they deserve a lot of credit. Unfortunately, the credit to which they are convinced they are entitled is yours. Credit cards present an all-too-easy target for identity thieves. Protecting your credit cards from identity theft should be a priority for everyone. Take the following actions to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of credit card fraud:

Image Sign your credit card as soon as you receive it and activate it. Some people believe that instead of signing your credit card, you should write “See ID” on the signature line on the back of the card. The hope is that ...

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