Whether you’re heading off on vacation, tackling the stores or just enjoying an evening out, taking a few extra steps to protect yourself and your identity this holiday season isn’t only smart, it’s easy.
Criminals love distracting environments – and the holiday season provides just that with bustling crowds, bright displays, and enticing store sales. And while you’re out enjoying yourself, identity theft probably isn’t on the top of your mind. However, a distracted shopper or tourist provides an easy target for pick-pocketing, theft, or other types of crime. You can protect yourself by taking a few simple precautions.