Scammers have more ways to steal your personal information than ever before thanks to the proliferation of personal electronics these days which gives them access to your money. MTN News has some timely tips on how to prevent identity theft in this edition of Fraud Watch.
The Holy Grail for ID thieves is your Social Security number so instead of keeping it in your wallet or purse, lock it in a safe place. Another important document to secure is your checkbook because each check contains a lot of personal information, including your address, phone number, account number and banking routing number.
Read about how to avoid shoulder surfing and identity theft on KPAX.