Identity and Financial Theft Archive

How to Prevent Identity Theft

One of the fastest growing crimes around the world is identity fraud.  This is where criminals steal an individual’s personal and financial details and use these to either steal money directly or to purchase goods …

10 Tips to help Prevent Identity Theft

Sadly to say along with the advancement in communications, advanced measures in stealing arrived as well. Identity Theft is a major concern these days. When your Identity has been stolen it can take years to …

How to Measure your Identity Theft Risk

Identity theft is a major problem. In a matter of minutes an identity thief can bring chaos to your financial  and personal life. It can take many hours of personal time trying to sort out …

10 Tips to help Prevent Identity Theft

The current estimate is that every three seconds someone’s identity is stolen. Don’t let this happen to you. There are ways you can help prevent becoming a victim of identity theft. Monitor your credit score: …

Most Common Identity Theft Scams

Identity theft is one of the leading crimes in the United States today, with the advancement of technology and the spread of digital bill pay it is becoming easier than ever for criminals to steal …

Preventing Identity Theft

Tips for preventing identity theft According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation an estimated 500,000 to 700,000 Americans are victims of identity theft each year. Identity theft; using an individual’s personal information such as Social …

How to Protect your Money and your Identity

Protecting your identity will also help you protect your money.  In this day and age identity theft is rampant.  Because a stolen identity can cost you more than money (for example, fixing your credit report, …

Identity Theft

More often than not, an individual experiences an invasion to something that we all hold dear, our identity. An alerting statistic in 2008 stated that identity theft cases have increased by 22 percent. That fact …

How to Avoid Telephone Banking Scams

Telephone banking scams have become more common nowadays, with the introduction of on line banking. Fraudsters will try anything and everything to get into our personal bank accounts and get their hands on our hard …

Identity Theft

Identity Theft is a huge hazard to face for anyone because it basically is a form of intrusion on your life. Imagine your neighbour having luxury items delivered to their home but for you to …

What to do about Identity Theft

How To Protect Your Good Name and Monitor YourCredit At The Same Time! As the world around us plunges head first into what is being coined as “The Global War On Terror”, our personal freedom …

Malware Identity Theft

Who gets the credit for identity theft? In one fell swoop, or one foul swipe, an identity thief can simply destroy your credit score. Piling up unpaid bills, all in your name, the crook can …

How to Avoid Telephone Banking Scams

Despite the rise in popularity of Internet banking scams, telephone banking scams are still very much alive and kicking. Now that scammers have found ways to circumvent caller ID blocking and intercept calling devices, every …

Malware Identity Theft

It is a harrowing time when suffering either from identity theft or credit card fraud. The two types of crime are distinctly different, yet they are in the same in one aspect:  An individual has …

Identity Theft

We have all, at one time or another, been concerned about having our identities stolen whether it be over the internet or in other ways we have learned we can be scammed. As adults, we …

Malware Identity Theft

Can Identity theft affect your credit score?. Most certainly it can. Identity theft can be a frightening thought and carries more problems than most of us realise. It can affect your buying power and your …

Identity Theft Prevention Shredding Documents Encryption

Preventing identity theft involves several simple steps: Freezing your credit (most states allow it), shredding and otherwise properly disposing of personal information, and taking caution when using the internet for financial transactions and banking online. …

How to Safeguard your Identity from Theft

There are many ways a person can safeguard their identity from identity theft. Most of these ideas usually surround protecting sensitive personal information. A person should never reveal their Social Security number unless they are …

Preventing Identity Theft

It is such a sad fact of life today that we cannot trust anyone anymore. Unless identity theft has happened to you or someone you know, it is quite common for people to think it …

Preventing Identity Theft

You’re thinking: sure, just another piece on identity theft. Well, yes – and no. First, it’s important to understand what identity theft is and why you should protect against it. Then, you’ll get words of …

Identity Theft

Identity theft is an ever growing problem that can affect anyone at anytime. It is a scary fact to know that someone can steal your identity from you and ruin your credit not to mention …

Identity Theft Assistance and Support

Are you a victim of identity theft? Has someone used your name, social security number or credit card number to commit fraud? Has someone opened a telephone account in your name without paying the bills? …

How to Safeguard your Identity from Theft

identity theft is something that should be taken very seriously and if you aren’t careful, you could have your own identity stolen. Identity theft can leave your entire life in shambles and it can take …

How Identity Theft Hurts Retirement

Identity theft is a life shattering crime that is quickly on the rise. It affects all manner of people at all stages in their life. It can be devastating to several aspects of a personal …

Preventing Identity Theft

In this day and age, everyone has heard about identity theft. But what steps can people take to prevent it from happening to them? The first thing you can do is buy a decent shredder. …

Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft is quite common these days.  In an age where our personal lives are scattered over the Internet and our finances are stored in an online database, there is a good chance that you …