In the Sacramento suburb of Rocklin, CA it seems that there has been a bit of a spike in identity theft, especially in the realm of tax fraud. Four different Rocklin families, within a three-mile radius of one another had their identities stolen and their tax returns filed, without their knowledge. One of the families went to file their taxes only to find that they’d already be filed. What a surprise!
Knowing a few different ways to keep your personal out of reach of fraudsters could save you a ton of money and hassle in the long run. Here are a few things to consider to keep yourself safe from scammers.