Identity Theft Protection

5 Unfortunate Consequences of Identity Theft

Lisa Belluck

Identity theft can happen to anyone, and the emotional and financial consequences can linger for years. The theft can...

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How to Check for Identity Theft in Canada

Graham Cook

Did you know that identity theft victims spend 600 hours cleaning up their identity and credit history? You don’t...

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Wow! Check Out These Scary Identity Theft Statistics!

Graham Cook

Identity theft is a serious concern in the US and across the world. The malpractice happens when someone uses...

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When Did Identity Theft Become a Crime?

Lisa Belluck

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States with as many as 9 million people...

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How to Report Identity Theft

Lisa Belluck

Recent statistics show that a whopping 16.7 million people in the United States were victims of identity theft just...

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What Should I Do If Someone Gets Ahold of My Social Security Number?

Graham Cook

There’s nothing new about fraud and theft. However, with the advancement of modern technology, it is much easier to...

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What Is Financial Identity Theft?

Graham Cook

Identity theft occurs so frequently that the FBI cites it as the leading criminal issue in America. Thieves often...

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How Much Does It Cost to Recover from Identity Theft?

Lisa Belluck

The U.S. Department of Justice reports that an estimated 7% of the population of the United States population has...

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What Is Aggravated Identity Theft?

Lisa Belluck

There are many ways in which consumers can be deceived by a constantly growing number of scams and charades....

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Can You Change Your Social Security Number After Identity Theft?

Graham Cook

The first official Social Security number (055-09-0001) was issued to John Sweeney, of Westchester County, N.Y., in November of...

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