Tag Archives: “Identity Theft”

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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Why does Medicare put Seniors at Risk?

Medicare still puts your Social Security number on your Medicare card 44 million Americans are carrying in their wallet or purse their Medicare card. Medicare cards contain the person’s Social Security number. Placing SSNs on Medicare cards unnecessarily places millions … Continue reading

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What would you say to an employer who asked for your Facebook login?

The main themes you want to touch Security: Need to protect everyone’s Private Identifying Information. Violation of Facebook policy: It is against Facebook’s user policy to share login information. OFCCP regulations against asking for marital status, children and age. Be … Continue reading

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Medicare: Will it stop using my SSN? – Answer Man – bnd.com

Re-Post of Medicare: Will it stop using my SSN? – Answer Man – bnd.com. BY ROGER SCHLUETER – News-Democrat Q. Credit card companies and financial institutions have gone to great lengths to protect us from identity theft. However, the U.S. government … Continue reading

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Someone Used My Credit Card Number Am I An Identity Theft Victim?

Credit Card Fraud When an existing credit card, debit card, checking account or other financial account is used without your permission it is “Credit Card Fraud” or “Bank Account Fraud”, not Financial Identity Theft. When someone opens a new account … Continue reading

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