Identity theft prevention guide

What is identity theft? It's when someone steals a piece of your personal information in order to impersonate you. Most times the theft is committed for financial reasons such as accessing bank and credit card accounts.

Popular ways thieves obtain your personal information

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  • Stealing a wallet or bag that contains personal identification and credit cards
  • Stealing or diverting mail by falsifying a change of address form
  • Going through the trash
  • Stealing information from the workplace
  • Data breaches
  • Fraudulent emails and phone calls that trick the recipient into providing personal information

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Helpful tips to fight identity theft and fraud

Webster Security Hotline

If you ever suspect your Webster account(s) contain fraudulent activity, please contact our Security Hotline immediately. Our specialists are available anytime.

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