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Thieves Stealing Teens' Identities

Thieves Stealing Teens' Identities

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(KSL News) -- Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in America and thieves are preying on teens.

A national program, sponsored by Internet and phone service provider Qwest, is trying to educate young people on how to protect their identities. They warn that the Internet is a prime spot for information to be stolen.

Young victims are valuable to thieves because they have clean credit records, and the theft may go unnoticed for years.

For tips on how to avoid being a victim or what to do if you have been hit, follow the link to the right.

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