Identity theft strikes 1 in 50 people every year in the United States. Strategies to minimize the losses associated with identity theft is to document all personal identity information, update as needed, secure in a safe location, and do not allow unauthorized individuals access to your information. 

  • Personal identity information includes the following items:  
  • Name, birth date, social security number, drivers license number, current address, phone numbers, and email addresses
  • Insurance information
  • Credit/debit cards names, account numbers, and expiration dates
  • Bank and financial institutions, names, and account numbers
  • All other account numbers, i.e. utilities, phone, and cable etc. 

 In the event of a suspected identity theft incident, immediately call the Warren County Sheriff’s Office: 1-540-635-4128.