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How to Get Away with Stealing

Identity theft is on the rise as mass consumerism and technology combined open the floodgates to a wealth of information being transmitted on a daily basis. 32 more words

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NY State Police warning residents of phishing scam

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – State police are warning New York residents of an identity phishing scam.

Troopers say several people have received calls from individuals claiming to be members of the New York State Police. 85 more words

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Mother seeks sanctuary from deportation in Denver church

By Jamiel Lynch

(CNN) — Ingrid Latorre knows she broke the law, and she feels she’s paid the price for it. Yet the government is coming after her again. 498 more words

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Citi Identity Theft Solutions Commercial with Asian Hair Dresser 2004

More than 25 million Americans have had their identities stolen. But this didn’t have to happen to them. There are ways to prevent identity theft. You can have your identifying information stolen in a number of ways. 22 more words

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Identity Theft - A Crisis on the Rise

Identity theft is a serious issue affecting thousands of people in the United States alone. The Insurance Information Institute (The III) defines modern”identity theft” as, “New account fraud occurs when a thief opens a credit card or other financial account using a victim’s name and other stolen personal information.” 250 more words

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#ChatSTC Digest: December 2016

Here’s a compilation of my tweets from this month’s #ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Be a #CyberAware & #PrivacyAware Shopper This Holiday Season.

Make use of one-time-use payment card numbers, if your financial institution supports them.

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FTC calls identity theft a top concern

Yes, we live in the greatest nation with the most abundance. Of course, that also makes us a target for those lazy folks who would like to take what we have without working for it. 32 more words

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