Identity Trashed - 13abc.com Toledo (OH) News, Weather and Sports

The 13abc I-Team has uncovered a major lapse in security that put about a thousand people’s personal information at risk, including social security numbers.

We found the kind of information that identity thieves are craving which include the social security number, dates of birth, and addresses. They were put in a place you would not believe. They are now in the possession of the I-Team.

Now the I-Team is digging in for answers about how this could happen and why it was done. Check out the I-Team’s special report on Action News at 6 this Thursday.

Identity theft is a rampant issue and one of the best ways to keep tabs on your identity issues is by checking your credit report. A check of your report will show bank accounts or credit cards issued in your name without your knowledge. You get one free yearly check from each of the credit bureaus.

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