Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft:
Two very useful Identity Theft tools are available from Consumer Measures Committee (CMC). The first is the Consumer Identity Theft Kit. This kit identifies strategies for consumers to help them reduce the risk of becoming a victim of identity theft. It also contains steps that advise consumers on what to do if they are a victim as well as tips on what they can do to minimize the damages.
The Consumer Identity Theft Kit includes:
The second useful tool is the Business Identity Theft Kit. In this kit, business owners can learn how to protect their customers' personal information along with tips for reducing the risk of theft, what to do when a thief strikes and information on what and how to tell customers about a breach.
The Business Identity Theft Kit includes:
Industry Canada has a consumer connection web page for consumer education on "Protecting Yourself Against Debit Card Fraud. " Click here to visit this site.