If you’re like me, you’re probably doing your holiday shopping now. (Nobody knows in September what they want for Christmas but I ask anyway.) I bring my mask with me into stores, but most often I shop online. It’s a great way to find things I want and need (like insurance!). No matter how you buy, though, there’s a risk — a chance your identity can be stolen.
Hastings Mutual identity theft protection is for you. It’s included for free in our Homeowners and Farmowners coverages. There’s a lot to it, and there’s an entire team that’s there to help you get back to normal after someone takes your personal and/or financial information and does something to it that you don’t want.
Here’s a look at some of what our identity theft protection offers:
There are a few simple things you can do to reduce your risk of identity theft, both on the computer and in the real world.
If there is an identity theft breach, contact your local independent insurance agent or Hastings Mutual as soon as you can so we can get to work on identity restoration. You can also contact the Federal Trade Commission or (877) 438-4338.Questions? Let us know in the comments.
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