Why Children Are Now Prime Targets for Identity Theft
Updated: Aug 16, 2018
Eva Casey Velasquez, THE HILL
As electronic payments become more secure, criminals must be just as innovative as they seek to steal identities and commit fraud. In the case of synthetic identity theft — one of the fastest-growing and most prevalent forms of identity theft, with annual losses to the credit card industry estimated at $8 billion — criminals need to be patient, as well as clever...