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What is Identity Theft?

Identity theft happens. It’s an unfortunate fact of modern life. But there are certain steps you can take to help keep your personal information from falling into the wrong hands. Every day, you do things to protect what’s most important … Continue reading

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Check Your Credit for Free

Shopping for a car? Applying for a job? Look for a home? Or just getting your financial house in order? Then it’s time to check your credit report. Good news– it’s free. The law entitles you to one free copy … 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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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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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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