Jessica Roy

LA Times reporter Jessica Roy is cyber-savvy and knows how to protect her data. So when her wallet was stolen followed soon after by a string of identity crimes against her, she made all the right moves. Unfortunately, whoever stole that wallet was making all the right moves too.

Follow Roy’s tale of woe as she uncovers crime after crime committed in her name, illustrating the destructive power of a lost or stolen wallet, the various ways identity thieves use stolen identities and how anyone can become a target.

This week’s Tin Foil Swan will help you opt out of all those “pre-approved” credit card offers you never knew you could stop from hitting your mailbox.

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