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  • A Brief Guide To Protect You From Possible Identity Thefts

    by Amanda Randell

    With the growing popularity of the web, identity theft is a crime that is growing at an alarming rate, not only in the USA but also in many other countries in the world. According to a recently conducted research more than 9 million Americans have already become a victim of it and the number is still counting. People now have a very prominent online presence thanks to the social network sites and the habit of making online purchases have made … (more) August 16, 2013

  • Keeping Identity Theft at Bay

    by Amanda Randell

    In a recent study more than 12 million people were listed as being victims of identity theft in the year 2012 only. Sadly over 40 percent of the US population thinks that identity fraud is just a ruse by identity theft service providers to get clients. This is clearly not the case as indicated by the aforementioned cases of ID fraud. There is no iron-clad way of avoiding Identity fraud as you never know ‘the what’ or ‘the where’ that … (more) June 25, 2013

  • Identity Theft – What to know and How to Protect yourself

    by Amanda Randell

    You’ve finished your shopping and you’re at the counter ready to pay. You’re confident that you’ll pay for everything with your credit card. She walks away to swipe for your card but returns moments later shaking her head, “It did not go through.” After she’s tried it several times, it still does not go through. A trip to the credit card company and you realize someone has been using your credit card without your knowledge. This is probably a case … (more) March 14, 2013

  • Identity Theft, How do they do it?

    by Amanda Randell

    You have now learnt what credit scores and credit reports are. You have been working hard to improve your score and reap the benefits that go with a clean credit report. Even though you have worked hard, you might not be out of the woods yet. In the recent past identity theft has been on the rise. This is a form of ‘white collar’ crime whereby a person obtains your personal information and uses it to get a loan, credit … (more) February 21, 2013

  • Learn to fix the identity theft

    by Amanda Randell

    Numerous people experienced identity theft in the past. Some of them found out about the identity theft months after this happened, when they received letters from banks and financial institutions informing them that they owe big amounts of money and that in case they won’t do anything regarding these debts, the law will be applied. Receiving a letter in which you are informed that you owe $15,000 or who knows what huge amounts can be shocking. What do you do … (more) January 18, 2013

  • Child Identity Theft: New Fraud

    by Amanda Randell

    Criminals and frauds always find a way to find new tricks. This time the identity theft issue has taken a different and unexpected twist. Though identity theft has been a huge problem in United States, the latest report shows that in there has been 105% increase in identity theft cases associated with children below the age of 5. The criminals have started targeting children because they have a clean record and most of the parents do not even bother to … (more) December 20, 2012

  • Ways of Minimizing the Risk of Identity Theft

    by Amanda Randell

    Cases of identity theft are rising by the day. In fact, more than 9 million innocent Americans are becoming victims of identity theft each year. Impersonators and other identity thieves continue to devise newer methods of executing their goals. The need to guard personal data has never been more emphasized even after identity theft was declared a federal offence. For business organizations, there is a tall challenge to protect personal information of the customers from falling into the wrong hands. … (more) November 12, 2012

  • Identity Theft: Are You Protected Or Are You A Victim?

    by Amanda Randell

    Identity theft is one of the silent crimes that are commonplace today. The victim will not even notice that his identity has been stolen for at least a few months. People involved in this crime act meticulously by gathering personal information of a person to make quick profits. In general, the gathered information will be used to open a new account after changing the communication address. The new credit card will be maxed out within a short period of time. … (more) October 28, 2012

  • Easy steps for preventing the identity theft

    by Amanda Randell

    The last few years have been extremely difficult for numerous people. All the problems started with the huge financial crisis and things just got from bad to worse in a matter of months. There are numerous people who lost their jobs, people who found it and are still finding it difficult to pay their bills, people who simply don’t earn enough in order to love a decent life. Seeing all these things around you, it is no wonder that more … (more) July 15, 2012

  • Are you a victim of identity theft

    by Amanda Randell

    This is not the theme of the latest sci-fi flick. More than 9 million Americans suffer from identity theft in the US. All kinds of personal information like name, credit card number, phone number, and social security number has paved the way for identity theft. Identity thieves use discarded bills and other fraudulent means of obtaining personal information. After all, individuals are not always known personally at banks or shops. They are only identified by their personal details. Identity theft … (more) February 15, 2012