How to stop child from becoming target of identity thief

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Posted on November 5, 2012 at 10:40 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - According to a new study by Carnegie Mellon University's Cybersecurity Research Center, children are the most popular targets of identity thieves.

Kids are chosen 51 times more than adults.

If you're wondering why, Cynthia Albert of the Better Business Bureau was in the studio with the answer. She also had advice for protecting your child's identity.

You can check your child's credit score by visiting http://neworleans.bbb.org/article/Children-continue-to-be-heavily-targeted-by-identity-thieves-BBB-warns-37437.

You can get a reliability check on a business from the BBB by visiting http://neworleans.bbb.org/

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