As summer starts winding down, there is uncertainty what “back to school” will look like this fall in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The news is continuously developing around whether students will be back in the classrooms, participating online, or doing a hybrid of the two. Either way, students will get back to learning, and as young adults go off to college it may open more than their minds to new ideas and doors to new opportunities; college may also open their eyes to issues often overlooked: experiencing identity theft and fraud. The 20 to 29 age group is most affected by identity theft, representing 33 percent of victims according to a 2019 Federal Trade Commission report.
Where Does Mail Theft Hit Hard?
With the plethora of corporate hacks, social networking scams and online threats putting your identity at risk, mail theft may seem quite tame at first glance. But with the impending holidays comes a surge in mail theft and a number of reasons to take proactive measures before a thief snatches your mail, and possibly your identity. Continue reading