Senior Identity Theft Is on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself

By Jeff Hindenach, NextAdvisor.com

As one of the fastest-growing crimes in the U.S., it’s not shocking that identity theft has topped the list of consumer complaints to the Federal Trade Commission for more than five years. In the past, people in their 20’s have reported the most identity theft complaints to the FTC. However, in the past three years, there has been a shift from 20-somethings to people ages 50 and older.

Want to know more? Check out the infographic below to find out why seniors are targeted and learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from this life-changing crime.

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