With the day after Thanksgiving designated as one of the busiest shopping days of the year, Attorney General Jim Hood would like to remind shoppers that a little extra caution will go a long way in helping you avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
"Thieves are out there just waiting on an opportunity," said Attorney General Hood. "You have to be cautious and stay alert in order to beat them at their game."
Here are some tips suggested by the Attorney General to help you avoid losing your identity this holiday shopping season:
Click here to learn more about protecting your identity. If you feel you have been a victim of identity theft, call the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General's Office at 1-800-281-4418.