IDENTITY THEFT: A SOUTH FLORIDA PRIMER

IDENTITY THEFT BASICS: FORT LAUDERDALE IS A HOT LOCATION

Fort Lauderdale and Miami are hot spots for identity fraud. Sadly or not it is a fact of life for those living in Broward County, Miami and Palm Beach.

Taking a victim’s identity to obtain credit is the most common identity fraud committed here in Fort Lauderdale. The thief can capture identity information by attacking your computer or capturing data online.

To protect oneself you can go to the Florida identity theft website. Your credit card company, or bank can help. Fort Lauderdale criminal lawyers serve on various committees to help reduce identity theft. You can speak with a Fort Lauderdale criminal lawyer by calling the Florida Bar, or the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.