Category Archives: Identity Theft Protection

Watch Out for Malware Disguised as Sudoku Generator

Guest post from the Better Business Bureau A scam that promises unlimited Sudoku puzzles is extra tempting this time of year. You have hours to kill sitting through a slow day at work, waiting at the airport or hanging out … Continue reading

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Criminal Identity Theft can happen to Anyone

Criminal identity theft occurs when a criminal fraudulently identifies himself to police as another individual at the point of arrest. The charges may then be placed under the victim’s name. Often the victims of Criminal Identity Theft do not find … Continue reading

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IRS missing billions of tax dollars to Identity Theft

Over 5 Billion Dollars lost to Identity Thieves filing false 2011 Returns There is a filing gap that thieves take advantage of to steal our tax dollars. Tax returns can be filed as early as January 15th, but businesses and … Continue reading

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Is Your Family Prepared for an Aged Parent’s Life Events?

You cannot know all the future holds, but it is possible to prepare for the legal challenges that you, your parents and your loved ones may face as all grow older. Seniors and their children must prepare now to meet … Continue reading

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Identity Thieves are Destroying Our Children’s Future

Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement Hearing “Document Fraud in Employment Authorization: How an E-Verify Requirement Can Help” April 18, 2012 Testimony of Jennifer Andrushko Mother of child victim of SSN identity theft by an illegal alien for the … Continue reading

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Call a Lawyer when a Cyberbully Attacks Your Child

“Attorney Sam Goldberg says that going to an attorney when your child is being cyberbullied will get this serious issue resolved before it gets out of control. Call a lawyer when your child is getting bullied on- or off-line when … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports: Setting your Facebook privacy settings

The Best Facebook Privacy Setting The very best security is to never put any Private Personal Information in your Facebook profile. Do not provide your real birth date, not even the month and day without the year. Do not provide … Continue reading

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Avoid ATM Scams

Your Rights Lost or Stolen ATM/Debit Card: If your ATM or debit card is lost or stolen, you may not be held liable for more than $50 for the misuse of your card, as long as you notify the bank … Continue reading

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Is an Insider Stealing Your Employees’ Private Identifying Information?

Tax Identity Theft is more profitable than drugs, with less risk. Forbes: Refund Tax Fraud, iPhone, Feed Identity Theft By Employees Former federal prosecutor Latour Lafferty, says “The old identity theft was `may we send you a fake email and … Continue reading

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Are You a Victim of Tax Identity Theft?

The IRS has created an Identity Theft Information Page Indications your identity may have been stolen and how to report it to the IRS. Your identity may have been stolen if you receive a letter from the IRS stating that … Continue reading

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