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The news that many federal agencies’ personnel management systems were hacked – and possibly by a foreign government like China – has many federal employees wondering if they might be at risk for imminent identity theft.
CNN reports that as many as four million current and former federal employees, from nearly every government agency, might have had their personal information stolen.
If you are one of the many at risk, perhaps you are wondering what is at stake and how to avoid becoming an ID theft victim.
In case you missed it, our article, “Identity Theft Myth Dispelled”, might now be of great interest to you. We have shared information from the National Crime Prevention Council and identified some of the most prevalent methods of gaining access to your bank accounts and other confidential data, once someone has your contact information; and it lets you know what to do if you become the victim of identity theft
Identity Theft Insurance Tip
Fortunately, you do not have to wait for the worst to happen. You can take charge and arm yourself with Identity Recovery insurance coverage right now. Many of our major carriers offer some form of identity theft coverage. It can come in many forms, from a stand-alone policy, to an endorsement. In fact, some carriers offer it as a part of a Homeowners policy. Getting started is as simple as checking with your insurance agent.
Tags: identity theft, ID recovery coverage, data breach
Here at Schaefer & Delauder Insurance in Germantown and Frederick, MD, our agents have the details you'll need; and we can help you explore your options and arrive at identity recovery insurance coverage that meets your needs. Why not contact us today and assure peace of mind well before you ever have to face this peril?