Identity Theft

Your identity could be a family member
Most of us have heard about the long list of breaches at big companies like Target, and even the Internal Revenue Service in recent months, but you might not be aware there's a growing problem of identity theft being committed by people you know and trust.
Bill would protect victims of ID theft, data breaches
As computer breaches at major banks and retailers increase with alarming frequency, one New Jersey legislator is seeking to create a law stating that if you're a victim of identity theft and you can legally verify your information, collection agencies would be forced to stop hounding you to pay…
How To Panic Someone In Less Than A Minute
I almost had a heart attack a few minutes ago. I got what I thought was one of those phone calls that nobody wants to get. It turns out that it was just a customer service representative who could have done a better job of choosing his words.
A Scammer's Dream
More than half of consumers admit to sharing personal information through social media that can make them victims of identity theft and other scams, according to a new survey from Visa.

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