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Freeze credit line for free starting Friday

Freeze credit line for free starting Friday
Posted at 6:17 AM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 06:17:57-04

A new way to stay protected from identity thieves begins Friday.

A new federal law kicks in where anyone can freeze their credit line for free.

This makes it more difficult for criminals to open fraudulent accounts or borrow money in someone else's name.

If anyone wants to open new credit after doing this, they must unfreeze their credit.

Even children are impacted. Over a million have their identities stolen every year.