Expert offers tips to avoid identity theft

Published: March 15, 2014 10:58 PM

On Saturday, the Pelham Bay Library hosted an

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On Saturday, the Pelham Bay Library hosted an event to help residents learn some tips to keep themselves safe. (10:39 PM)

THE BRONX – Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes.

On Saturday, the Pelham Bay Library hosted an event to help residents learn some tips to keep themselves safe.

Expert Jay Stevens suggests checking your bank’s policy on identity fraud.

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He also says to be aware of thieves, as well as checking your credit report.

“It’s just a matter of layering up and protecting ourselves,” says Stevens. “You have no other choice.”

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