|Avoiding Medical Identity Theft|
Identity theft can drain your bank account and ruin your credit. However, when an impostor steals your medical identity, results can be deadly.
In an April 2006 report, the World Privacy Forum estimated that approximately a quarter million to a half million individuals have been victims of medical identity theft. At present, these victims do not have the same rights and recourse as the victims of financial identity theft... [407 word article, February 2010]