Whenever the holiday season is in full swing, chances are, at some point you will find yourself in a crowded store looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones. While the holiday music is playing and you’re shopping away, you may not be thinking about identity theft… but you should be. After all, forty percent of identity theft happens because of a stolen wallet or purse!!!

In the below video, fraud expert John Sileo explains how we might be at risk for this type of identity theft and offers ways we can protect the personal information we carry around on a daily basis.