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Is Your Local Charity Thrift Store a Scam?
Throughout the year, but especially in the months of November and December, people across the U.S. make charitable contributions to those in need. Some people donate money and time, while others donate food and clothing. Although you might not want to believe that people take advantage of this goodwill, the holidays are a big time […]
It’s the End of the World and You’re Getting Scammed
Most people can remember at least one major apocalypse scare that happened during their lifetime, from the predicted chaos of Y2K to the more recent 2012 doomsday that sparked a Hollywood blockbuster and tons of Internet conspiracy theories. People love to talk about the end of the world, and as this trend has picked up […]
Why You Should Google Yourself
The Internet is no longer a place where people can expect anonymity. Career-oriented sites like LinkedIn urge job seekers to market themselves online to improve their chances of getting hired, and social media puts pressure on everyone from grade school kids to grandparents to share everything from the big moments to the mundane details of […]
JPMorgan Chase Revealed to Be Victim of Biggest Bank Breach in U.S. History: What You Should Know
Recent charges have been filed by the U.S. Attorneys of Atlanta and the Southern District of New York against several people in connection to the hacking of 12 U.S. financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase, E-Trade Financial and Scottrade. Although initially the reported number of customer accounts exposed in the JPMorgan Chase breach was cited as 76 […]
What Is Identity Theft Anyway?
Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information, such as your Social Security number, name or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. A thief could take out a mortgage in your name or commit a crime and pretend to be you when caught. Thieves can even use your personal information to apply for a job or use your medical insurance! Learn more about identity theft.
How To Protect Yourself
It's actually easy to help protect yourself against identity theft. Identity theft protection services do the work for you by monitoring your personal information to detect and/or prevent identity theft. We recommend identity theft protection services that monitor several different types of information for fraudulent activity, including your credit reports, public records, and black market websites where stolen information is bought and sold. Identity thieves can strike in numerous ways, so the more protection you have, the better. View our full comparison for more details.
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