• Experian's New Service Lets Parents Discover if Their Kid's ID Has Been Stolen

    26 days ago - By Fortune

    Experian has launched a new service allowing parents to find out if their young children are the victims of identity theft.
    Child ID Scan is a free, one-time service that will check to see if the child's social security number is associated with an Experian credit file. If so, the company's fraud resolution team will work with parents on next steps to help protect the child.
    Identity theft is increasingly becoming an issue for people under the age of 18. In 2017, more than 1 million kids were affected, resulting in $2.6 billion in losses. A national survey by Experian of 738 people found...
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