theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the world, and the
city of Troy is no exception. We continually get reports of identity
theft and fraud on a regular basis.
While it may not be totally
avoidable, detecting the early signs of identity theft is one of the
best ways to avoid extensive losses and damage to your credit history. If your wallet/purse etc. gets stolen, cancel all stolen credit and ATM cards immediately. Checking your credit history regularly is a great way to keep appraised on the status of your credit.
Have you been a victim of identity fraud? The Federal Trade Commission provides in-depth information on how to report and recover from Identity Theft.