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Warning Signs of Identity Theft


Did you recently get a notice that says your personal information was exposed in a data breach? Did you lose your wallet? Or learn that an online account was hacked?

Once identity thieves have your personal information, they can drain your bank account, run up charges on your credit cards, open new utility accounts, or get medical treatment on your health insurance. An identity thief can file a tax refund in your name and get your refund. In some extreme cases, a thief might even give your name to the police during an arrest.

Here are some clues that someone has stolen your information:

If you suspect that you are the victim of identity theft, please contact Bank of New Hampshire immediately at 1.800.832.0912.

Credit: Federal Trade Commission