10 Pieces of Information That Are Used to Steal Your Identity

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Identity theft is serious business. According to the Bureau of Justice, identity theft cost victims over $ 24 billion in 2012, more than household burglary, motor theft, and property theft combined. It can have long-lasting and significant consequence for victims, and by all reports, it’s a really horrible experience. We tell you regularly to make sure you¬†protect yourself, but it’s not always clear exactly how you should do that. You know that personally identifiable information should be protected, but what, exactly, qualifies as that? And which pieces are valuable? These 10 pieces of information are the ones that thieves are looking…

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