By Betty Chan-Bauza,
For many of us who thought we had left cringe-worthy moments behind in middle school, social media has revived that old pit-of-the-stomach “What did I just do?” feeling.
That’s because, while we would never intentionally expose a friend to embarrassment, identity fraud, or worse, it’s shockingly easy to commit these five common online blunders:
And, if you suspect your identity has been compromised through social media or any other means, call your insurer or bank, which may provide from Identity Theft 911. Or directly.
One of our fraud specialists will guide you and provide practical support in assessing your risk. If identity theft already has occurred, your specialist will help you get your good name back while pursuing criminal and civil legal action against the thief.
Betty Chan-Bauza, Vice President of Product Management, Betty has spent two decades with startup and Fortune 500 companies in the electronic payments, telecommunications and fraud and security industries. In the past, she has worked for Accenture, Iridium and Visa, and she was most recently a vice president at LifeLock, an identity theft services company that experienced exponential growth during her tenure.