This is why identity theft is so rampant. People, in general, are not concerned enough to protect themselves from identity theft. Remember, it is not if it happens, it is when it happens. The odds are in your favor that identity theft in some form will take place.
Equifax breach: Why only 61M Americans checked their credit afterwards
A new report released Wednesday suggests only 61 million adults checked their credit in the first two weeks after Equifax's security breach was reported.