What Is Identity Theft?
Apr04

What Is Identity Theft?

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Digital Pickpockets: The New Threat to Your Identity
Oct22

Digital Pickpockets: The New Threat to Your Identity

No matter how aware you are about safeguarding personal belongings and confidential information, you don’t have complete control. Now you need to worry about digital pickpockets swiping your credit card information during your subway commute or when pumping gas at a rest stop. Los Angeles County law enforcement recently found two credit card skimmers at gas station pumps in Temple City, CA, KABC-TV reports. Skimming is the...

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Child Identity Theft – Keep an Eye on Your Kids
Jun11

Child Identity Theft – Keep an Eye on Your Kids

Kids love summer because school’s out, the weather’s hot, and there’s lots of time for skateboarding, swimming and hanging out with their buds. But for parents, it’s hard to keep track of where kids are, who they’re with, and if they’re safe. Kids have fun. Parents grow a few more gray hairs. In fact, The National Safe Kids Campaign estimates that 40% of all injury-related emergency room visits and...

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Summer Vacation’s Here! Protect Your Stuff While You’re Gone
Jun03

Summer Vacation’s Here! Protect Your Stuff While You’re Gone

Summer isn’t just a time for playing baseball and vacationing in exotic destinations. It’s also a time when burglars get busy to target homes – hoping to score valuable loot. The FBI reported that more than 2.1 million burglaries occurred nationwide in 2011. Burglaries accounted for 24.1 percent of all property crimes. Victims suffered an estimated $4.8 billion in property losses — roughly an average of $2,185...

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How to Dispute Credit Report

Request Dispute Experian Transunion Equifax How to Request a Dispute with Experian Experian only deals with disputes reported online and you have to have a credit report to request a dispute. The request can take up to 30 days to be completed. Once the investigation is done Experian will send you an e-mail with the results. You also have the ability to check the status of your dispute on their website. Have a credit report with a...

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Broadband Internet Security Recommendations
Dec22

Broadband Internet Security Recommendations

The internet shouldn’t feel scary to you. It’s a world-changing tool and you should be a part of it. If you protect yourself properly, there’s no reason why you can’t surf the web, send electronic mail, buy the occasional book or CD from amazon.com, and look at a friend’s online photo album. Here are our guidelines for how you can use the internet while protecting yourself from thieves, scammers, and...

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