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I’ll be the first to admit that up until a year or two ago, I didn’t reallythink much about idntity theft. Don’t get me wrong, I knew about it and at the time I did everything I thought I needed to protect myself. It was until it happened to me, well actually my husband, did I really start to take it little more serious. Our bank called us one afternoon and I quickly answered assuming it was just another sales call or something like that. However it wasn’t. They called to questions some charges on my husband’s account. They charges were out of the ordinary and tipped off something on their end. Two charges were put through at an outlet mall several states away. The bank caught it on the third try when whoever had access to our account tried to make a purchase of several thousand dollars. Thankfully they stopped the charges and every since then. I’ve been more mindful of how and when we use our credit and debit cards when shopping….