ITRC Solution 23
Emergency Situations and Identity Theft

Hurricanes, tornados, fires, earthquakes and man-made disasters are frightening and cause a lot of chaos. Taking the time today to create an action plan might help you avoid future identity theft related situations.

Be prepared to evacuate. Keep photocopies of these items readily available, preferably in a sealed large envelope or a locked box.


Avoid Scams:

In most emergency situations, media will be a primary source of information alerting you on actions to take and scams to avoid.

Lost Information:


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