Tips on avoiding identity theft

By Sophia Fischer

Identity theft, if executed effectively, can wreak havoc on your life. One Oak Park woman experienced the grief firsthand.
Lynn, who asked that her real name not be used for this story, began receiving credit card bills in the mail several years ago from cards she didn’t own and for charges she hadn’t made. When she called the card companies she was told she would have to pay the bills.
To this day, Lynn is unsure how the thie...

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