Not All Identity Theft is Cyberspaced; Incidents More Likely to be 'Paper-Based'
Source: PRNewswire - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Privacy "Identity theft continues to be a very serious threat. One in 23 adults will be victimized this year, with a total loss exceeding $50 billion. To prevent the misuse of our personal information, survey research shows we should be as safety-conscious in our home and office, as we are on the Internet," said Ken Hunter, President of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.

The 2005 Identity Fraud Survey report, recently released by the BBB and Javelin Strategy & Research, indicates that common fears about online identity fraud may be out of proportion to the real risks that confront consumers. The surprising results indicate that people should pay greater attention to the more traditional paper-based world when taking steps to protect their personal identity.

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