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Most Recent Articles in Identity Theft Protection

  • Helpful and Savvy Ways to Counter Internet Identity Theft

    by Amanda Randell

    Perhaps the worst effect of having your identity stolen is the trouble in getting credit or loan afterwards. Forty seven percent of the victims can testify to this while nineteen percent and sixteen percent of them believe that as a result of identity theft, they now get higher credit rates and higher insurance rates respectively. Of course, other than that, there is also the stress in repairing damages.  These figures say that identity theft protection must be taken seriously. More … (more) March 12, 2010

  • Protecting the Deceased identity from Thieves

    by Amanda Randell

    If you think you are the only one on an identity thief’s target list, then you might want to think again because unfortunately, even your deceased relatives could be victimized. True people ought to understand and apply various ways to protect their identities from being stolen. However, you should also consider applying identity theft protection for your relatives who have already passed away.  It is almost unbelievable, but many crooks can be just this daring to meddle with a dead … (more) March 8, 2010

  • How Thieves can Steal your Identity

    by Amanda Randell

    Despite statistics that say there are almost ten million Americans falling victims to identity theft, people should not give up developing, understanding and applying identity theft protection measures. In fact, the alarming figure should be a good reason to continue fighting identity thieves.  Not many people know how to exactly do identity theft protection. This could be because they do not really know how it happens. Well, there are many ways thieves use to get your personal information. When your … (more) March 5, 2010

  • Four Signs that say you are an identity theft Victim

    by Amanda Randell

    You can never be a hundred percent sure that you are safe from identity thieves. Apart from applying various identity theft protection steps, you need to educate yourself with the signs that tell you are a victim. The truth is there are 9-18% of victims who only after 4 years or longer discover that they are victims of identity theft. The first thing to do to stop identity theft from happening is to know that it is already happening. People … (more) March 1, 2010

  • What are the Tell Tale Signs of Identity theft?

    by Amanda Randell

    What are the tell tale signs of identity theft and what is the proper way for identity theft prevention? In an age where computer recognizes a person more by his or her Social Security number and credit card number over facial features, many of us know next to nothing of what to do if we do become a victim of identity theft. There are many trends in identity theft nowadays that we as individuals cannot keep track of all of … (more) February 25, 2010

  • Online Job Applications: A Form of Identity Theft Scam

    by Amanda Randell

    With the worsening of the economy and the rising number of unemployed individuals today, the online job market has become a good place to find people vulnerable enough to believe whatever alleged employers will tell them. This makes it the perfect place for identity thieves to strike and trick innocent individuals into giving their Social Security numbers away. As job seekers do not have much leverage when it comes to employers’ demands, it is a fact that they would do … (more) February 8, 2010

  • Safety comes first even in keeping Online Journals

    by Amanda Randell

    Online journals are called blogs. It is one way to socialize with people by sharing interests and stories about your self. Some people pay more attention to their blogs than others by not only sharing writings but also photos and videos that interest them. Truly, keeping an online journal has its own advantages because it generally widens your social circle.  However, there are people out there like identity thieves who take advantage of such social networking. You can still protect … (more) February 5, 2010

  • Identity Theft Protection against Popular ID Scams

    by Amanda Randell

    With the growing awareness of people about identity theft protection, the same amount of effort is also being put into effect by the identity thieves. Not only are they finding new ways to scam innocent civilians of their personal information, but they are also continuously modifying and developing their techniques to fool other people better. However, these scammers and thieves are still bound to lose as all of their methods boil only to a single point: to get your personal … (more) February 1, 2010

  • Tips to Prevent Identity Theft when Applying for a Job

    by Amanda Randell

    More and more cases of identities being stolen are reported each day. This definitely sounds alarming but it gives us more reason to employ identity theft protection measures. From statistics gathered, 38-48% of victims find out about that their identities have been stolen only within 3 months of it starting. By that time, much damage could already be done to your image and finances. The rules of identity theft protection apply to all individuals. However, it is found out that … (more) January 28, 2010

  • Identity Theft Protection against Prevailing Scams

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity theft has been around for a long time now. For so many reasons, a good handful of people are benefitting from using other people’s names, which is why the crime is still very much alive. Sadly, amidst its popularity and the prevalent information the population has against it, there is still a substantial percentage of the populace getting fooled and victimized by the crime. But what you must remember is that you can do something about it. By arming … (more) January 25, 2010