Revealed: The 8 types of identity theft

Betty Q. Hixson

One of the most dishearting aspects of living in the digital age is the rapid rise of identity theft. This happens when someone illegally obtains information about someone and wrecks havoc on the person’s credit, employment, retirement benefits, and more by stealing money or property. Typically, identity theft involves taking sensitive information such as names, birthdays, Social Security numbers, addresses, bank accounts, credit card numbers, driver’s license details, and more. 

There are various types of identity theft, and although some are more publicized than others, none are good to whoever has been affected.

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