Category Archives: Identity Theft

Free Credit Freezes Are Here

Federal Trade Commission, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection Gail Hillebrand, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting September 21st, thanks to a new federal … Continue reading

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Card Tumbling Programs to Guess Your Number

It used to be that with credit card scams, a thief needed to understand your credit card number. Now, thanks to lax safety and security on some sites, they could guess it via a procedure business card tumbling. Consider how … Continue reading

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Top identity theft tactics

More than 13 million Americans came down with identity burglary during 2015– the most recent year for which numbers are readily available. Unfortunately, there's every reason to believe 2016 will certainly end up to have been even worse. The overall … Continue reading

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School Information can lead to child identity theft

Every time you fill in a form or provide school information about your children, you're putting them at risk of identity theft. It's a shocking thought, isn't it? And of course, most schools have tough security rules in place to … Continue reading

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Interacting: Identification Burglary Laws

When you heard the accounts of identity theft sufferers, you could have felt pity. You would understand just how it feels like being in their shoes if you were in the very same situation one in your life. That is … Continue reading

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