Recovering from Identity Theft

Recovering from Identity Theft There are now millions of victims of the identity theft epidemic. From stolen credit cards to fraudulently filed tax returns, a vast swath of the U.S. is trying to figure out how to repair the damage. To help, the Federal Trade Commission has

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Ghosting Identity Theft

What everyone should know To most people “ghosting” is the act of breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend by breaking off all contact. Now there is a new ghosting phenomena; stealing the identity of a recently deceased loved one. Ghosting protocol Would-be identity thieves scour obituaries

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Check Your Credit…change your passwords

As consumers in the digital age we have repeatedly had our confidence in the security of our identity and financial information tested. First it was the dramatic increase in identity theft at the IRS. Then the major data breach at companies like Target, Neiman Marcus, Yahoo and

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Gone Phishing?

  Unlike fishing, phishing has no limits and can hurt anyone it touches. As one of the top 12 IRS tax scams, you do not want to take this bait. Here is what you need to know. Each year the IRS publishes the top dozen tax scams

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