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  • Don’t Let It Happen to You – Identity Theft

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity theft, tips on preventing identity theft, to avoid identity theft Identity theft can happen to anyone; therefore, it is important to be armed with standard procedures to avoid becoming a victim of a stolen identity. Identity thieves have mercy on no one. As long as you have records of personal information (which everyone basically has), you are likely to become a victim of identity theft. When these important documents fall into the wrong hands, they now can freely access … (more) November 8, 2010

  • Facts, Figures and (Telephone) Numbers for Identity Fraud

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity theft is the unlawful act of stealing another person’s identity through various means. Through stolen identification cards, documents, bank accounts and other valuable possessions that contain personal information, identity thieves are able to use them for their own reasons. Alarmingly, it has become one of the most common crimes recorded all over the world. Identities can be stolen in just minutes, but the damages can last for a lifetime. Below is a list of some of the facts about … (more) November 4, 2010

  • Credit cards and identity mishaps to ruin financial life

    by Amanda Randell

    The Federal Trade Commission reports that identity theft is one of the very many complains of the public. It has the biggest rate out of the many problems under the belt of FTC. Thus, the commission tries to find more and more ways to reach to the public and share preventive measures to avoid being victims of theft. It can happen anywhere and so it is always best to know how you can become a potential prey. It can happen … (more) October 27, 2010

  • Identity Theft: The Drama of Credit Card

    by Amanda Randell

    Who doesn’t have a credit card? Knowing the dangers of the street, people opt not to carry cash, and instead, people today carry credit cards with them. The question is, does this make people any way safer? Credit card is as good as cash and it is always better to be alert and ready whenever the worst happens. With cases of identity theft rising in percentage yearly, getting your wallet stolen can mean your financial future in chaos. Avoid identity … (more) October 19, 2010

  • The dangers that identity theft can bring

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity thieves don’t select who their victims are. As long as they have your personal information in their hands, they’ll definitely take advantage of any opportunity they get from you. If you think that identity theft is something you should not worry about then you’re wrong for millions of people lose a big part of them with a simple mistake of giving out some information about themselves to strangers. As early as now, check out on some discrepancies on your … (more) October 7, 2010

  • Join the Fight against Identity Theft and Win

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity theft is one crime which has hit millions and millions of individuals in a lot of countries. One might think that an identity getting stolen is a simple thing and would not affect your life greatly. If you think of it as this way then better think again. A lot of people’s lives had been messed up because of this crime so if you don’t wish to be counted in then be very careful on how and where to … (more) October 2, 2010

  • An Ounce of Effective Prevention against Identity Thieves

    by Amanda Randell

    Despite the government’s effort to stop or at least minimize the cases of identity theft, it seems that these criminals are just too wise to find more and better ways to keep committing it. What’s really more frustrating about this crime is that it could take several months or even a year before one realizes that he had been victimized. How would one know that he had been stolen of her identity and had been used for some transactions? Check … (more) September 27, 2010

  • Stay Protected with these Anti-Theft Identity Tips

    by Amanda Randell

    We all work hard for a living and be able to set aside a part of our pay checks on our bank accounts for urgent and future needs but how would you feel when everything that you have worked for will all be enjoyed not by your family but by someone completely unknown to you? Frustration and anger would be everyone’s initial reaction. This kind of scenario is not far from reality. Yearly, millions of people suffer from the effects … (more) September 24, 2010

  • Ways on how thieves steal your privacy

    by Amanda Randell

    Who would have thought that even the most basic information about you could be used against you? Identification theft is one growing crime that has affected over a thousand lives. All an identification thief needs is your Social Security number and he can turn your life around. No matter how easy it is to commit this crime, investigating and prosecuting it is definitely as hard as taming a shark. So, you have to be very careful and be filled with … (more) September 14, 2010

  • 6 tips to avoid name thieves

    by Amanda Randell

    Identification theft is a crime wherein the criminal steals someone else’s identity and uses this identity to purchase merchandise or to immigrate or flee the country. In stealing an identity, the identity thief gathers essential information about his victim. The information the thief steals are unique only to the victim like the victim’s Social Security number or license number. Identity theft leads to a lot of unsolved and serious crimes. For example, when your identity has been “stolen” the one … (more) September 6, 2010