My Mother Stole My Identity When I Was Just 11 Years Old
At the age of 11, Dr. Axton Betz-Hamilton had her identity stolen. She would later find out that the culprit was close to home—it was her mother. Axton spent her whole childhood crippled by anxiety and quarantined in her home in fear of a mysterious person that her mother said “stole their families’ mail.” As an adult, after her mother’s death, Axton finally discovered the depth of her mother’s crimes which left her with thousands of dollars in debt and a bad credit score. She joins our identity theft protection episode with her cautionary tale.