Protect Yourself from Identity Theft


Apr 13, 2015 – More than three quarters of a million Australians were the victims of identity theft in the past year, costing the average victim about $4,000.

Some key takeaways from the article:

  • Monitor Your Statements and Credit Reports.
  • Don’t Share Personally Identifiable Information.
  • Earmark One Credit Card for Online Purchases.
  • Shred Your Documents.
  • Protect Your Mobile Phone.
  • Be Suspicious of Unknown Callers.
  • Tread Lightly with Email and Texts.


Identity Crime | Australian Federal Police
What is being done about identity crime in Australia? How can I protect myself from becoming a victim of identity theft? How can I tell if I’m a victim? Read more from the above link.
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