Identity Theft — danger to college students

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Nick LaFleur has a great article on the danger to college students from identity thieves that I recommend you read.

According to the FTC’s 2013 Consumer Sentinel Report, 21 percent of identity theft complaints in 2012 were filed by young adults- the most of any age group. What’s more, a 2010 survey by Javelin Strategy found that young adults aged 18-24 took the longest to detect identity theft-132 days on average-when compared to other age groups.

There are seven suggested steps to guard against this that Nick lists.

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