Even in Death, ID Theft can Haunt its Victims

It used to be said that the only sure things in life were death and taxes. 

We've covered the ways in which ID Theft can happen at tax time, but surely, the other inevitability makes one impervious to ID Theft, doesn't it?

The short answer is "no, it doesn't."

Recent research indicates that more than once every minute, thieves use the personal information of someone who has passed away to their advantage. (The link includes some great tips for protecting yourself if you've lost a loved one). 

Posted by Mike