There is no one quite like you, but plenty of people who would love to masquerade themselves as you.
Last year there were over 11.5 million victims of identity theft resulting in over $21 billion reported in loss.
Most people only discover that they’re a victim of identity theft if they are denied credit, denied employment, contacted by police or receive unknown bills.
Why Identity Theft Protection Matters
- Identity Theft Can Strike Anyone at Anytime
More than 11.5 Million Americans were victimized by identity theft in 2013, including more than 500,000 children.
- Identity Theft Devastates it’s Victims Financially
The average victim will lose $4,841, and spend an additional $1,400 in out-of-pocket expenses trying to resolve their case.
- Repairing the Damage is Frustrating and Time-Consuming
The average victim spends 330 hours repairing the damage from identity theft – the equivalent of working a full-time job for more than two months.
The Impact of Identity Theft Follows Victims for Years
50% of identity theft victims experience trouble getting loans or credit cards as a result of identity theft.
12% of identity theft victims end up having warrants issued by law enforcement in their name for crimes committed by the identity thief.