HOMETOWN SECURITY BENEFITS
Safeguard your identity. Enrolling in LifeLock® helps you protect your personal information from identity thieves. LifeLock®backs up its service with a one million dollar service guarantee. Lifelock's®service helps protect you by removing member names from pre-approved credit card offers and junk mail lists. LifeLock® services also include eRecon™, which alerts members when their information is being sold or traded in illegal online identity marketplaces, and TrueAddress™ which alerts you if someone files a change of address in your name. LifeLock®also includes an additional service called WalletLock™. It works to cancel and replace all documents and personal identifying information inside a wallet if it is lost or stolen. One free membership per household. Additional members can be added for $8 each (20% off the regular LifeLock® rate). $2.50 for children under 18 years old.
IDENTITY THEFT INFORMATION
What is identity theft?
Every 3.2 seconds, someone loses his or her identity. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personally identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes.
The FTC estimates that as many as 11 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. In fact, you or someone you know may have experienced some form of identity theft.
How do thieves steal an identity?
Skilled identity thieves may use a variety of methods to get hold of your information, including:
This list contains some of the more common fraud techniques but is certainly not all inclusive.
LOST OR STOLEN ATM / DEBIT CARDS
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