We’ve reported before on how common—and how expensive—identity theft can be. Sadly, it appears that this is still the case.
Research from Hartford Steam Boiler shows that 37 percent of Americans’ accounts were hacked in a recent year. That’s a surprising statistic—and it wasn’t the only shocked contained in the report. Other ones included:
Experts warn that these kinds of crimes will likely only grow as a result of the many devices Americans use on a regular basis. While there are many steps you can take to prevent identity theft, no measure is 100 percent fullproof. That’s why it’s worth looking into identity recovery coverage. It will help you undo identity theft damage and reimburse you for covered losses like lost wages, administrative expenses and even some legal fees. It protects everyone in your household, including your children. An Erie Insurance agent can tell you more about this affordable coverage.