ID theft occurs when someone gains access to your personal information such as name, date of birth and Social Security number (SSN), and uses that information to commit fraudulent acts.
Know the warning signs of ID theft so you can act right away:
Taking these steps will help you reduce your risk of ID theft:
1. Keep your personal information secure
2. Protect your devices
3. Control access to your accounts
Act quickly if you become a victim of ID theft
For steps you can take right away, visit our How to Report Identity Theft and Fraud page.
|Read our Identity Theft brochure for more ways you can protect yourself against fraud and scams.|
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If you suspect you’re a victim of fraud, contact us immediately at 1.800.MERRILL (637.7455), or speak to your financial advisor for further assistance.
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