How Frank Abagnale Protects Himself From Identity Theft

How does Frank Abagnale, an infamous check forger in the 60’s, protect himself from modern day identity thieves?

• Never uses debit card
• Rarely writes checks
• Pays for everything with credit card, so his money is never directly at risk
• Subscribes to credit-report monitoring services
• Shreds documents with a micro-cut shredder
• Opts out of creditor’s information sharing arrangements

How the Pros Protect Their Identity [WSJ via Consumer World Blog]

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