The protection of your identity this holiday season, and any holiday season for that matter, is very crucial to your financial security. Criminals will be prowling the stores, food courts, and the outlet malls looking for ways to make a quick buck or a “killing.” Not murder, but a lucrative heist on your financial future.
Halloween is one of the coolest events a child may experience, but Halloween may pose an identity theft threat, which can turn that smile up-side-down. The problem lies with the costumes and disguises that people wear. Majority of individuals do so to go trick-or-treating. Adults like to go to late night costume parties and enjoy [...]
I got an email from one of my blog readers. He just received an email scam with a very personal touch. Supposedly a “lawyer” was trying to contact him to tell him that an inheritance awaits him. As most emails with such claims should be rejected right away he stopped to take a second look. [...]
Free identity theft check. Isn’t that what is expected in the 21st century. It sure is, and I have a way for you to check for identity theft, FREE! You may not believe how many paid services are there to check identity theft. Well, there aren’t many, and the ones that do exist will funnel [...]
Identity theft victims are created by millions world wide each day, and since identity theft is a crime of opportunity, most don’t find out until it’s too late. If you have become a victim please don’t hesitate to report identity theft. Trust me, every second counts. The victims of identity theft will not be named [...]
Exactly one week ago I wrote about an identity protection program by Visa for online shoppers. Now, I stumbled upon MaserCard SecureCode which is also aimed at protecting your identity in a similar fashion the Verified by Visa program protects from fraud. With the Master Card Secure Code you pick a code only known to [...]
Visa corporation has a great tool for those that love to spend their paychecks on online shopping needs like: digital cameras, hiking gear, books, and even groceries. This comes at a great time as identity theft is on the rise. Essentially, the program allows you to register your Visa branded credit card or debit card [...]
Identity theft is not immune to your busy lifestyle and neither are you immune to identity theft. However there are some things you can do to prevent identity theft at its tracks, especially when dealing with your account’s customer service representative. I have noticed that the ubiquitous cell phone is often a great tool for [...]