Intact Insurance reported today that they have recently been informed that some customers have been fraudulently contacted by someone identifying themselves as an Intact Insurance employee looking for credit card information. The caller goes on to indicate that the account is in arrears and in order to keep it current, payment is requested right away. The caller then tries to solicit personal payment information.
According to Identity Theft Canada, ID theft is one of the most common crimes occurring in Canada today. Once a victim of ID theft, you may spend an average of $1,500 and 175 hours to get your life back in order. Even though that statistic may be alarming, with a few safety precautions you can stay one step ahead of ID thieves with the following precautions.
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Preventing identity theft is one of the best forms of insurance you can learn about -and it's free. There's no reason to be a victim of this invasive and violating crime.Identity theft can lead to loss of money, character and credit. Why not take these 7 easy steps and keep your name and credit clean.