SS # required, but you're on your own if it's stolen...
As required at birth, each one of us has a social security number. For those who joined those ranks after birth, such as at acceptance of U.S. citizenship, you also have a social security number.
Why? It's mandatory, right?
As is referenced in this video, if your SS# is stolen or misused, the SS agency cannot actually contact you and tell you.
You would need to hire a P.I. and get the job done yourself.
What's wrong with this picture?
The link is incomplete. Look in the top right corner for a series called "The Price We Pay". This thread is in reference to part six--Illegal identity theft". Enjoy!
Why can the private sector protect our identities better than the public sector, as in the companies that provide security for your identity?
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