Child identity theft on the rise
Jordan Berger reports:
At least 1 million children were impacted by identity theft in the past year.
A 2018 study conducted by Javelin found the identity fraud resulted in more than $2.6 billion in total losses, and over $540 million in out-of-pocket costs to families.
Jeff Pitts, a public information officer with the Columbia Police Department, said it’s a growing problem even in mid-Missouri.
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