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What travelers need to know to guard against identity theft
What travelers need to know to guard against identity theft

Discovering you're a victim of identity theft can quickly turn a vacation idyll into a bad trip. In the United States, more than 16 million people become victims of identity theft each year, and international travelers are nearly three times more likely to experience ID fraud. You may be at special risk when you travel because you're not checking financial accounts, mail, email or bills as regularly as you would at home so you may not catch discrepancies as quickly. And because you're probably not carrying statement histories or account numbers and phone numbers, you may not have immediate access to the info you need to resolve fraud. Not to heap on the bad news, but the...

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