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Freeze identity thieves out of consumers’ credit files State identity theft protection bills that give consumers the right to place a security freezes on their credit files

States with security freeze laws: ten states have passed laws that allow consumers to put a security freeze on credit files, which prevents crooks from opening new accounts in the consumer’s name.