Blog Posts - Identity Theft



IRS Warns & Updates Taxpayers of Numerous Tax Scams Nationwide: All Taxpayers, Tax and Financial Advisers Need To Read This

  As tax season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service, in IR-2016-164,  has just reminded taxpayers to be on the lookout for an array of evolving tax scams related to identity theft and refund fraud. Every tax season, there is an … Continu...

Lost Your Birth Certificate? Why You Must Replace It Now!

Identity is a tricky issue and one that has taken on many layers over recent years. Just a couple of decades ago, the idea of a crime of “Identity Theft” would have sounded like the plot of a dystopian novel. In fact, it has been. But the...
by The IE Mommy on Jul 25, 2016

How I Get My Credit Report, Credit Score, Credit Rating, Credit Protection and Credit Monitoring All Free!

Hello everyone! Today I’m excited to share with you how I get my free credit report, free credit score, credit rating, free credit protection and free credit monitoring online all from one great credit reporting service called Credit Sesame! I...
by OddBall Wealth on Jul 25, 2016

PROTECT YOUR SENIOR FROM IDENTITY THEFT

Protect Your Senior From Identity TheftMaria is a frequent guest blogger here at The Caregivers' Living Room. Today, I'm happy that she's chosen to write about fraud and identity theft, largely because I see warnings about these scams in my Mom's res...

9 Key Steps to Protect Yourself From Consumer Fraud

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase. All opinions are 100% mine.   It happens every day in America and around the globe: Identity theft, or consumer fraud. I consider myself to be borderline paranoid when it comes to my p...
by Color Me Frugal on Jul 8, 2016

Betcha Thought Your Personal Info Was Safe…

Have you ever seen John Oliver’s Apple spoof? It’s hysterical but pretty effed up. We  all just ignore the uncomfortable truth about our personal information, just floating around out there, otherwise we’d have to have daily freak outs. ...
by Brooklyn Bread on May 11, 2016

My ISIS-Inspired Credit Freeze

Have you ever seen John Oliver’s Apple spoof? It’s hysterical but pretty effed up. I don’t think any of us are under the impression that  our personal information is safe.  We  all just ignore the uncomfortable truth, otherwise we’d ha...
by Brooklyn Bread on May 11, 2016

Claim Your Tax Refund ASAP to Thwart Identity Theft

Yearly, $5.8 billion in fraudulent refunds was claimed by crooks using stolen Social Security numbers. IRS has tried to beef up the security and some states even require residents to wait longer to receive their tax refunds. On Kiplinger, Sandra Bloc...
by Personal Finance News on Feb 12, 2016

"Will the Real SMW Please Stand Up . . . "

 So this is NOT John Ambrosiobut, in fact, me and Christian. Greetings,Here's how yesterday started out.  There's little more disturbing than finding out that someone is using your images to promote their own business.  It's a bit more...
by The Adventures of Tartanscot on Jan 20, 2016

Modest Money’s LifeLock Review 2015

Identity Theft is real, we’re reminded time and time again. After millions of American consumers had their credit card info stolen through major retailers like Target, it’s hard to imagine… The post Modest Money’s LifeLock Review 2015 app...
by Modest Money on Dec 18, 2015

The Drill Down 404: A Clone Again, Naturally

This week, we recover from Black Friday, the NSA ends mass-surveillance, the private information of 200,00+ kids get hacked, a $5 computer, and the largest cloning factory in the world ...All this and more ... on The Drill Down podcast [...] The post...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 4, 2015

5 Tips For Identity Theft Protection

This is the internet days, when we all start getting those emails that want to purloin our secret codes and passwords.  You know the ones that have subject lines like: “Your Account Is About To Be Closed,” “There’s A Block On Your Accoun...

ONE-LINE MOVIE REVIEW: The Double [2013]

“It’s like I’m permanently outside myself. Like, you could push your hands straight through me if you wanted to.” A hauntingly beautiful film about identity, introversion, and the suspenseful journey towards finding one’...
by The Wasted Wanderer on Jul 17, 2015

What to Do If Your Wallet or Purse Is Stolen

“My wallet’s gone!” Aren’t those words horrifying to even think about. There have been several instances in my life when I truly thought my wallet had been stolen. Those moments filled me with such fear and anxiety I could hardly thin...
by Luke1428 on Jul 15, 2015

How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Most adults realize the dangers of identity theft and take reasonable steps to protect themselves. However, did you know that child identity theft is a growing problem? In fact, The Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin estimates t...
by Luke1428 on Jul 13, 2015

Former Bank Official Admits Disbursing Over $300K in Fraudulent Loans

Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ardonus “Donna” Perkins, 40, Atlanta, Georgia, the former Assistant Vice President of Risk Management of the Credit Union of Georgia, has pleaded guilty to a charge of mail fraud for causing the credit union to disburse over...
by Mortgage Fraud Blog on May 14, 2015

Recycle This

Like nearly all unfortunate white collar workers, the computer provided for me at my job is a PC. I don’t know the brand—that’s not important. When I want to delete a document, I’m asked if I want to move it … Continue reading →...

Common Ways Errors Get on Your Credit Report

The following article was created in conjunction with Credit Sesame through Kasai Media. We expect certain information to be infallible; however, such an expectation could prove financially fatal especially as it pertains to the veracity of credit re...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Apr 15, 2015

Protect Your Identity with LifeLock

  I’ve had a LifeLock subscription for quite some time…and love it! Anytime I apply for a credit card (among other things), I receive notifications that an attempt was made. This is great to know, especially when it affects my credit...
by The Mommy-Files on Mar 30, 2015

50000 Uber Drivers’ Information Breached By Hackers Could Lead to ID Theft

Last year, Target famously announced that hackers had breached the company’s data security network and accessed the credit card information of approximately 70 million customers. Unfortunately, security breaches are becoming more commonplace an...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 4, 2015


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