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Most Recent Articles in Identity Theft Prevention

  • Stop Identity Thieves by Following Identity Theft Preventive Measures

    by Amanda Randell

    Being careful also means being an alert individual. You should understand some identity theft preventive measures for the safety of your identity. Restoring your credit card numbers, shredding unnecessary documents, securing mail at your mailbox and monitoring your credit reports are some of the effective prevention measures against identity theft.

  • Things to Keep in Mind to Prevent Identity Theft Effectively

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity theft protection is one of the most important things to keep in mind. Protecting yourself against identity fraud can be hassle-free, only if you just remember all important data and acknowledge that there are people who really are into this kind of fraud. Precaution is always better than crying over permanently lost bills and bouncing checks. Shredding or cutting all unnecessary financial documents is one of the simplest ways to stay away from identity theft. Having a copy of … (more) October 13, 2009

  • Important Things to Know How Identity Theft Occurs

    by Amanda Randell

    Despite best efforts of people to manage the flow of their personal information or to keep it to themselves, skilled identity thieves are improving a lot of ways to gain access data to their victim. How do identity thieves get your personal information? Here are important things you should take note for identity theft prevention. They get information from businesses firms and other institutions. Thieves would steal records while they’re on the job. They can also bribe an employee who … (more) October 11, 2009

  • Tips on Internet and Computer Identity Theft Protection

    by Amanda Randell

    We cannot deny the fact that Internet and computers can be the source of identity thieves to steal information about your identity. Thieves can now have access to your bank accounts, credit cards and other benefits that you should only receive. What protection steps can you do so that you can stop identity thieves? There are identity theft protection services that are becoming popular. They can monitor your credit reports for you. They let you know if anyone opens … (more) October 9, 2009

  • Basics on Medical Identity Theft and why it is Dangerous

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity theft is one of the most damaging and frustrating crime for its victims. One of kind of identity theft is medical identity theft. According to researches, it is one of the most dangerous kinds of identity theft. Here are ways of how you can have identity theft protection against medical identity theft and why it is important to do so. Identity theft can cause financial stress to its victims. They can experience damaged credit report, find their … (more) October 8, 2009

  • Nine Easy Steps on How to Have the Best Identity Theft Prevention

    by Amanda Randell

    Nowadays, you might not know that you have been a victim of identity theft, especially if you are not that knowledgeable in the simple ways of identity theft protection. Should you know the best identity theft protection for your personal identity, you can at least guarantee safety from being victimized by thieves. There are easy steps on identity theft protection that you can apply to protect yourself, and some of these are so simple to apply. Tear down private … (more) October 7, 2009

  • Ways to Protect your PIN and Social Security Number

    by Amanda Randell

    Password, pins and Social Security Number are the most common information stolen by identity thieves. Here are important guides that will help you to minimize the risk of becoming an identity victim. These tips can be helpful in identity theft prevention. Never use the last four digits of your Social Security Number in creating password and PINs (personal identification numbers). It is also discouraged that you use your mother’s maiden name, middle name, and pet name, your birth date … (more) October 6, 2009

  • Hassle Free Tips to Remember on Identity Theft Prevention

    by Amanda Randell

    In this world, where everything is fast paced and technology related, it is no wonder why your identity can be easily snatched by someone you do or do not know. In order to prevent such, here are some tips on identity theft prevention. First, when withdrawing and/ or doing any financial transactions over the counter or through an automated machine (ATM) cover your hands when entering your personal identification number (PIN). Be sure that no one can see the numbers … (more) October 5, 2009

  • Medical Identity Theft: A Possible Cause Of Death

    by Amanda Randell

    The act of identity theft is technical defined as taking the place of anyone who is not you and getting benefit from it or causing harm to the person you are imposing to be you. The consequences can range from minor damages to great damages that would give you a hard time in continuing daily life. One classification of identity theft is medical identity theft. Medical identity theft is a process wherein an impostor uses someone else’s information to obtain … (more) October 4, 2009

  • Ways to Reduce Identity Theft on Credit Cards

    by Amanda Randell

    The crime of identity theft can happen to anyone. You can receive calls from collection agency demanding you pay goods you did not buy. Your checks are refused because of history of bouncing checks. Identity thieves steal significant numbers from their victim and use it to spend much money as they can in short period of time. In a credit card identity theft, there are two kinds of crime committed. The “account takeover” happens when a thief get your existing … (more) October 3, 2009