If you need a last-second costume idea, we’ve got a super-easy one for you: Write a bunch of different names on those “Hello My Name Is” stickers, stick them all over yourself, and there you have it! You’re an identity thief!
Identity theft thieves have multiple ways they can steal your personal information and use it to open credit cards, take out loans and even commit crimes in your name. The effects could be devastating. All an identity thief needs is a small amount of your personal information, like your Social Security number and name.