facts vs. fiction
Here are some common myths to steer clear of
fraud occurs, my bank
will take care of it.
Over two thirds of identity fraud victims say their financial institution did not resolve the fraud.2 The reality is that while banks may reverse a fraudulent charge, identity theft has additional consequences, which can follow families for years. When a criminal steals your identity, your online accounts, credit, loans, taxes, and government benefits all could be affected. That’s why comprehensive identity protection with full-service remediation is so critical today.
Identity theft basics for families
From toddlers to elderly parents, everyone is vulnerable to identity theft. So we’ve put together some resources to help you understand how families are targeted and what steps you can take to help protect yourself and your loved ones.
Facts about families and identity fraud
Families are more likely to fall victim to fraud
Fraud costs are higher for families
It takes families longer to resolve identity fraud
Source: Javelin Strategy & Research,
"Identity Fraud and Families — Impacts of a Digitally Connected Life," 2021