Monday, June 25, 2007

Opt-Out of Junk Mail To Stop Identity Theft

Get Rich Slowly posted 2 useful links to stop unwanted credit offers and junk mail. You can use these opt-outs to prevent identity theft since dumpster diving for thrown-out junk mail (even ripped applications) is a tactic of identity thieves.

Credit bureaus opt-out from credit offers such as pre-screened or pre-approved credit cards (Federal Trade Commission (FTA) endorsed), or call 1-888-5-OPTOUT

Direct Marketing Association (DMA) opt-out from junk mail

See also: List of Identity Theft Blockers: How Many Do You Use?

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