Identity theft is a crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in a way that involves fraud, and is typically done for economic gain, such as applying for a new line of credit. Identity theft is a threat to anyone that has interaction with almost any financial infrastructure.
With data breaches on the rise, more and more consumers are becoming a victim of identity theft and paying the price. In this infographic, CompareCards.com shows us what you should do if your credit card information is stolen.
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