Identity Theft of Minors

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Identity Theft of Minors

Identity theft of minors is on the rise. Minors are considered to be a good target for criminals because children do not typically have an open credit file. Since children do not open up credit files at a young age, parents/guardians are not looking to see if their child has a credit report. Below are tips on what to do in order to keep your child’s identity protected. 

  • Create a credit file on your child’s behalf
  • Freeze the credit file
  • Keep a record of the freeze on file

Click HERE for a more detailed guide on how you can freeze a credit file.