Stop the Identity Theft Insanity!

I’m still amazed by stories such as this about how ticketed drivers from Virginia and D.C. could find their Social Security number posted on a Maryland State Web site if that information is on their driver’s license.

Does your driver’s license have your SSN number on it? Federal law banned using SSNs as a driver’s license number in ’04, but if your State followed this practice and your have a license issued prior to this, then you could be at a higher risk for identity theft. I urge you to take the steps necessary to change your license number and get a new ID!

It costs $20 or so to renew your license. That’s much cheaper than the $6278 mean fraud amount per victim Javelin and the BBB reported on in 2006.

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