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Something to think about - Utilities

Do you have more than one account with your utility companies? Do you have more than one account with your cable provider? How do you know? 493 more words


Local Paper Shredding Events Aim To Prevent Identity Theft

By John McDevitt

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With identity theft very much a reality in today’s world, an area credit union wanted to help reduce the risk by holding a free document shredding event at three locations in the Philadelphia area on Saturday. 189 more words


Why I don't do LinkedIn

It’s a great idea in principal. A networking site that can potentially lead you to your dream job. So why is it I am so reluctant to embrace the resume enhancing qualities of LinkedIn? 579 more words

Identity Theft

Scammers use identity theft to steal IRS tax refunds

WEST ALLIS (WITI) — Another form of identity theft is hittingĀ the area and local law enforcement says it’s a bigger problem than ever before. Victims of the scam are left waiting for the tax refund they’ve earned. 325 more words


27K UPMC worker hit by data breach, 788 by fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The personal information of 27,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees might have been put at risk by identity thieves who apparently used the information of 788 workers to file bogus federal tax returns, the hospital network said. 387 more words


Warning to businesses: ID thieves have you in their crosshairs

Identity theft is a serious threat to businesses, not just consumers

With the recent news stories about retailers having their records compromised by hackers, Americans are focused on the dangers of identity theft. 548 more words

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