Keep your eyes open for Identity Theft and Scams

Millions of people each year fall victim to identity theft or military scams of some kind. If you fall prey, it can cost you money, time and lots of stress. It happens when you let your guard down. Safeguard your Social Security number, military ID and other sensitive data. Some ways to help to prevent identity theft include: checking your credit, keeping anti-virus and anti-spyware updated, changing your passwords regularly and keeping them private, don’t give out personal information unless you initiate contact, don’t open or respond to phishing emails and destroy personal information when you dispose of mail or electronic items.

For more information on ways to protect your information and avoid other scams, you can go to www.militaryonesource.mil

Remember, you can call the Family Assistance Center Specialists for resources and referrals anytime!

Family Assistance Centers
When you are there for our country, we are here for your Family.
1-800-292-9464, select option 1

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