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Identity Theft

Id Theft 2

Proactive Measures

1. Shred any documentation with your personal information. The Lakewood Police Department hosts annual shred day, Please check the city website for any upcoming events.

2.Protect your social security number. Don't give your number to people or businesses you don't know.

3. Guard your mail from theft. Promptly remove the incoming mail from your mailbox. Place outgoing mail in post office collection boxes.

4. Keep your Personal information in a secure place and don't carry your social security card with you.

5. Never CLICK on links received in unsolicited email. Use fire-walls, anti-spyware and anti-virus software to protect your computer.