What You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Identity Thieves

If you’re not shredding all of your documents that contain any amount of information about you, you are blindly setting yourself up for possible disaster. Here’s some questions you should be asking about who the thieves are that could cause such destruction with your unshredded papers: Q. Who would steal my information? A. Identity thieves…

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December is Identity Theft Awareness & Prevention Month

It’s hard to imagine ever “celebrating” Identity Theft Awareness and Prevention Month, but consider these four facts. In the USA, we have: The technology available to help fight identity theft attempts Training opportunities available to avoid identity theft Criminal laws in place to bring charges against thieves A month dedicated to bringing awareness that focuses…

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7 Identity Protection Tips for the Holiday Shopping Season

The holiday season will look different this year as COVID-19 infection rates keep rising. You can still make holiday purchases from the convenience and safety of your home, but not without risks. In fact, FBI Deputy Assistant Director, Tonya Ugoretz, says there has been more than a 300 percent increase in cybercrime since the pandemic…

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Protecting Your Family from Identity Theft

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the meaning of family. We want our loved ones to stay safe and healthy. Unfortunately, times of crisis also give rise to scams that put your family at risk. In this blog, we offer several tips for protecting your family from identity theft. Update Your Devices…

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6 Tips for Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month

Consumer spending and identity theft both spike during the holiday shopping season, which is why December is Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month. In this blog, we offer six effective tips for keeping your identity safe over the holidays. 1. Collect Packages from Your Porch Having packages delivered to your doorstep is convenient, but it…

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