It's called identity theft, and it's a serious crime. Unfortunately, identity theft is on the rise, and is one of the fastest growing crimes throughout the world, including here in Manitoba. By following the steps below, you can reduce your risk of becoming a victim of identity theft.
- Keep your personal information and documents in a safe place.
- Use malware software to protect your computer.
- Be careful what information you share online.
- Never give out account information or passwords.
- Be vigilant.