Jessica Roy was hanging out with friends at a piano bar when her wallet was stolen – and became a victim of identity theft. Roy filed the necessary reports and figured she would be able to get everything done fairly quickly. That didn’t happen.
Today, Roy shares her ordeal and explains why fixing identity theft is a never-ending nightmare and why it’s so much harder to recover from than you think.
Read the full transcript here.
Host: Gustave Arellano
Guests: Jessica Roy, Assistant Editor of the Utility Journalism team
My wallet was stolen from a bar. Then my identity theft nightmare began
Are you a victim of identity theft? Here’s what to do
Is identity theft protection worth it? Here’s what you should know
https://www.latimes.com/podcasts/story/2022-12-12/the-times-podcast-the-nightmare-that-is-identity-theft The Times podcast: The nightmare that is identity theft