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How to Avoid Identity Theft

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How to Avoid Identity Theft

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How to Avoid Identity Theft

How to Avoid Identity Theft

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Consumers are reeling from recent thefts from a consumer data firm. And some experts caution it's a problem on the rise. We look at how to protect your identity.

Guests:

Robert O'Harrow, Washington Post, financial enterprise reporter; author, No Place to Hide: Behind the Scenes of Our Emerging Surveillance Society

Beth Givens, director, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Betsy Broder, asst. director, Division of Planning and Information for the Bureau of Consumer Protection for the Federal Trade Commission