What you should know if someone threatens to suspend your Social Security number.
Quick tips on what to do when scammers come calling.
There is plenty of help available if you have had your identity stolen.
Extortion is using threats or force to obtain money or benefits. It's all too common and you need to learn how to protect yourself.
You can place a fraud alert by contacting one of the three credit bureaus either online, by phone, or by mail.