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Identity Theft Statistics for the Uses of Stolen Identities

by Barbara J. Feldman February 9, 2009

Identity theft is truly a plague in our country today. This problem affects millions and millions of families world wide each year, resulting in something like two hundred and thirty billion dollars lost annually. That is more than the GDP of most small countries! The victims of identity theft range from the most simple and […]

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Identity Theft Statistics About Victims and Perpetrators

by Barbara J. Feldman February 9, 2009

Identity theft is a truly disturbing phenomenon in our world today. Although identity theft has occurred for centuries, it has become a particularly severe problem in the last twenty years as a result of the Internet. This wonderful invention allows us to do so much that we otherwise would not be able to do, but […]

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Two Things Everyone Should Know About ID Theft

by Barbara J. Feldman August 28, 2007

When it comes to online identity theft, everyone should know two main things. The first is that nobody is immune to identity theft; you don’t even have to have a checking account or be an adult to fall prey to identity theft. The second thing you should know is that there are a few rules […]

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You Can Prevent Identity Theft

by Barbara J. Feldman August 28, 2007

Introduction Professional and government agencies are busy trying to solve the problem of identity theft in society. The solutions don’t come easy however, because the criminals are changing tactics all of the time. The only thing that you, as a member of the public, can do to help solve this problem is to make sure […]

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Three Steps To Protect From ID Theft

by Barbara J. Feldman August 28, 2007

Introduction Identity theft is a serious and pervasive problem. The popularization of the Internet in the 1990s made the web one of the number one places that criminals go when trying to steal your identity. The bad news is that enterprising bad guys primarily use spyware and email scams to access personal account numbers and […]

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