Have you ever known someone who has had their identity stolen? It’s become a major issue as credit card statements and social security numbers are increasingly visible to the outside world. Even if you think it could never happen to you, take precautions to keep your identity documents safe from those who might assume your identity and do harm to yourself and your family. This news report takes to the author of a book of ways to help protect yourself against identity theft. Do you have any other suggestions? Have you ever had your identity taken? How long did it take to clear your name and get your identity back?