Category Archives: Child Identity Theft

Are you living and working in a culture of security?

Recently I was asked, “What is your purpose?” I loved the question and the more I thought about it the more I loved it. Why do I do what I do? Why do I blog and tweet? Why do I … Continue reading

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CYBERBULLYING

Advice from the Federal Trade Agency: Cyberbullying is bullying or harassment that happens online. It can happen in an email, a text message, an online game, or comments on a social networking site. It might involve rumors or images posted … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Child ID App

The FBI has created an iPhone App that provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children so that it’s literally right at hand if you need it. You can show the pictures and provide … Continue reading

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Schools are responsible for Children’s Private Information

Children are victims of Identity Theft more often than adults. They are 51x more likely to be victims than adults. Over 10% of children will be a victim before age 18. Child activity organizations, Daycare centers, Pre-Schools and Schools are … Continue reading

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House Committee on Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Social Security

Earlier this month the House Committee on Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Social Security held hearings on Identity Theft. Part of the testimony covered theft of children’s Social Security Numbers. Deanya Kueckelhan, Director of the Southwest Regional Office of … Continue reading

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Children Cannot Freeze their Credit

The first time a SSN, name and birthday are connected together at the Credit Reporting companies is with the first application for credit. The thieves are taking advantage of these holes in the system by combining Child Identity Theft and Synthetic … Continue reading

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Your Child’s Private Identity

Few things can get me angrier than adults who mess with children. There are the obvious age old crimes, but let’s look at a new one – your child’s privacy. On July 12th the FTC and the Department of Justice’s … Continue reading

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