Eight Arrested in Child Identity Theft Case

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By WBEN

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State Police arrest eight people in Buffalo and Amherst, who they say were responsible for identity theft using Social Security numbers stolen from children as young as 11 years old:

Troopers arrested the following:

Parents can protect their children’s Social Security number by locking or freezing their credit with the three major credit bureaus:EquifaxEquifax.com/personal/credit-report-services800-685-1111

ExperianExperian.com/help888-EXPERIAN (888-397-3742)

TransunionTransUnion.com/credit-help888-909-8872