Some of the most common ways for thieves to steal your identity are retrieving trashed items, stealing your mail, hacking into your computer files, using phishing emails, pop-ups and attachments, using credit card and ATM card skimmers, and placing hidden cameras on or near ATMs. Continue reading What Is Identity Theft?
Online shopping is the newest trend in consumerism. From purchasing a home to ordering Mac ‘n’ Cheese, it can all be done online.
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Attempts to defraud our fellow man have gone on for longer than most of us care to admit. And, while the Internet made all of our lives easier, it also made it that much easier for unsavory characters to scam us out of our hard-earned money. We’ve compiled some of the most popular online fraud techniques, and will be delivering them to you in a three-part series. We’ll be taking a look at these methods, and most importantly, will show you how to avoid them.
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