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Best Practices to Avoid Identity Theft

by Barbara J. Feldman February 12, 2009

Identity theft is a serious issue in the world these days with milliions of victims suffering from terrible losses everyday. If you have been the victim of identity theft you know how terrible it feels. You feel like nothing is safe—that there is someone always watching you to get your money. It is a fairly […]

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What Identity Theft Statistics Can Tell you About an Incident

by Barbara J. Feldman February 12, 2009

Most of us have heard about identity theft or been the victim of it. Identity theft affects something like ten million Americans each year, and costs people hundreds of billions of dollars worldwide. The emotional and psychological strain is also devastating because identity theft usually causes serious problems with credit ratings and even employment. Few […]

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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 and the Internet

by Barbara J. Feldman February 9, 2009

Identity theft is a serious problem that seems to be getting worse and worse as the Internet gains in popularity. The ease with which information is transmitted online often results in easy identity thefts. Few people suspect that a criminal might be sending them email or watching what websites they visit, but this is probably […]

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How Someone Can Steal Your Identity Through a Phishing Scam

by Barbara J. Feldman January 8, 2009

For those of us who are not aware of all the tricks of the Internet and email, identity theft can be a serious problem. Even those of us who have used the Internet for years can be caught off guard by a cleverly designed scam. You have probably received lots of emails from unknown sources […]

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Hook, Line and Sinker: Don’t Get Phished

by Barbara J. Feldman January 28, 2008

Here are some things that you can look for to indicate phishing. Number One: One thing that you are going to need to do is to look for some misspellings on the email. Many times words will be misspelled slightly; there might be two “e’s” in a word that is only supposed to have one […]

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