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Protecting yourself from identity theft

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Freezing your credit in the wake of the Equifax data breach is a good start to protecting your personal information.

But there are also simple safeguards you can take when you go online.

Better Call Harry has valuable advice in this story about the uncovering of an identity theft ring.

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