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Identity thieves target kids as well as adults

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Unfortunately, child identity fraud is alive and well in 2014.

If anything, the problem may be worsening as identity thieves devise new methods to steal – and use – children’s personal information. Most commonly, they’ll harvest kids’ dormant Social Security numbers and use them to illegally obtain jobs or open fraudulent bank and credit accounts, mortgages or car loans.

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