Yes, if someone has stolen your child’s personal information, it’s possible for accounts to be opened in your child’s name. To determine whether this has happened, you can contact the three major credit bureaus (Experian, TransUnion, Equifax) to see if your child has a file. Read More
Yes. Currently, no federal law gives you the right to prevent data brokers from collecting, sharing or publishing your personal information. You also don’t have the right to make most data brokers correct or delete inaccurate, incomplete or unverifiable information.
A Social Security number can be used to steal your identity (commonly called identity theft) to commit fraud, open new credit and bank accounts, get medical care/other benefits and obtain employment.Read More