If you haven’t had your identity stolen, you probably know someone who has. Identity theft occurs when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your knowledge to commit fraud or other crimes. It’s a growing problem, affecting 11.1 million adults in the United States just last year. Fortunately, there are many ways to protect yourself.
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Quizzle announced today the launch of a new identity theft tool that will help users locate and eliminate personal information found on the Internet. Identity theft is a growing concern that affected 11.1 million Americans in 2009 alone, according to a recent survey by Javelin Strategy & Research. This issue is poised to increase, as access to personal information on the Internet continues to grow.