During the holiday season, we typically see a spike in fraud. The reason? Fraudsters realize that we are in full holiday shopping mode and may not be keeping close tabs on our accounts and credit cards. In addition, retailers see a spike in sales and may not be able to immediately identify and stop fraud due to the larger volume of transactions.
With the holidays arriving, it’s more important than ever to think about security and to be diligent about checking your accounts and credit card activity. To help you navigate the holidays securely, here are 4 Tips for Preventing Identity Theft during the Holidays by John Petit from CUinsight.com.
Wishing you a safe and secure holiday season!
Barbara Harper, President