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By LaVonne Olsen
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Sponsored Feature | What to do if you're the victim of identity theft or financial fraud


Last updated 6/17/2021 at 4:18pm

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a widespread health and economic crisis. Amidst the chaos, a global network of criminals is taking full advantage of personal data collected through various data breaches over the last few years, as well as from new security vulnerabilities. From traditional scams, such as phishing attempts or opening fraudulent credit cards and bank accounts, to more sophisticated schemes like unemployment fraud, if you suspect you are the victim of a financial crime, here are six steps you should take immediately.

Step One – Contact your company's HR department. If a...

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