And the Winner is… Identity Theft
Someone you know – your neighbor, friend, relative, co-worker – is likely to fall prey to identity fraud this year. Maybe even you. The increasing problem of identity theft led the list of top consumer complaints once again in 2013, with U.S. consumers reporting that they lost over $1.6 billion to various types of fraud with ID theft being the top complaint, according to the Federal Trade Commission. As we see more and more major retail operations encounter data breaches, the trend of personal identity theft will only increase.
Business & Finance, Personal Finance | By Molly Valaskey