Identity theft is a massive violation of your privacy! It involves taking your personal information such as your name, Social Security Number, or financial account number, and using it for an unlawful purpose. Unfortunately, given today’s pervasive use of electronic devices, you are increasingly more susceptible. In fact, in 2014, more than 14 million consumers were affected. And to add insult to injury, identity theft can take a long time to detect. Damage to your assets, credit, and reputation can be affected long before you even know you’ve been scammed. The good news is, there are precautions you can take–which you’ll hear about in this episode.