LifeLock Says Those Getting Married Are Eight Times More Likely to Experience Identity Theft

LifeLock study: life milestones are times of identity theft
Getting married or having a child should be a wonderfully happy time where you shouldn’t have to worry about others taking advantage of you, but that’s exactly what a lot of scam artists do. A survey conducted earlier this year by Forrester Consulting for LifeLock (LOCK) has shown people have a higher chance of being a victim of identity theft when a new life milestone is taking place. This includes such things as becoming a new parent, getting married, purchasing a new home, or starting to date again.

While the increase in likelihood of identity theft varied from life event to life event, all carried a significant increase in the likelihood of it taking place compared to the av

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One Response to LifeLock Says Those Getting Married Are Eight Times More Likely to Experience Identity Theft

  1. We should be very attentive and careful when we are filing any document papers. They can steal our identity from our application papers, I think setting up fraud alerts would be a very big help.

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