Preferably use a locked mailbox to send and receive mail
Deposit all outgoing mail to your local post office
Never give any personal information over the telephone or the internet, unless your the one has made the call.
Track transactions to match and compare them to bank statements
Immediately report all lost or stolen credit/debit cards
Monitor expiration dates on your credit/debit cards; Contact the issuer if replacement cards are not received prior to expiration dates
Do not carry your Social Security card with you
Never give your Social Security Number to anyone, unless within good reason for providing it
Shred documents containing any sensitive information
If you find you are a victim of identity theft, there are a number of things you should do to reclaim your accounts and repair any damage to your credit.
Computer and Technology Crime High-Tech Response Team