Credit Freeze: The Best Way To Prevent Identity Thieves From Opening Credit In Your, Or Your Child’s Name
It’s called a credit freeze or security freeze and it’s the number one tool to prevent crooks from opening a credit account in your — or your child’s — name. Trouble is, not many people are using it.
Results of a recent study indicated that children may be at much greater risk of identity theft than adults.
An Oakland parolee has been arrested after police found him with $10,000 in cash and 175 stolen or forged bank cards.
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You’ve spent months planning your hotel stay and travel itinerary, but if you didn’t plan to protect your identity while on vacation, your dream retreat can quickly turn into a travel nightmare.
While no one plans to have their wallet to go missing, there are three critical steps you can take immediately after your wallet is lost or stolen to protect yourself from identity thieves.
In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.