Your Rights as a Victim

As a victim of identity theft, it’s vital to remember that you have rights, for two reasons. First, having steps that you are legally entitled to take that can improve and eventually right the situation will be a real comfort for most victims of financial fraud. Believe me, I know. When I was victimized in 1996, there were no laws that protected identity-theft victims. I had to discover how to fix my own problem. Afterward, I got involved and even helped write and testify for the laws that protect you today. You may feel like you’re lost in the woods, uncertain of where you are, but this book will be like a map and compass to guide you to safety.
The second reason is that you may find that the staff at collection agencies, ...

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