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Shoulder surfing: The new way con artists are stealing identities

PITTSBURGH — It’s called shoulder surfing – a new way for con-artists to steal your personal information.

A husband and wife were caught shoulder surfing at Walmart stores. 356 more words

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Kansas indictment accuses 13 in $3.5M ID theft scheme

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal indictment in southern Kansas accuses 13 people of roles in an identity-theft ring involving more than $3.5 million of thievery. 106 more words

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AS REAL AS IT COULD GET: Avoiding Mortgage Fraud

It is real, mortgage fraud is very much real in the market. Unfortunately, money talks a lot. In the event that one decided to go over the dark side, fraud is the easiest and quickest way to be in one. 543 more words

Steal a Card, Any Card

Imagine a carefree Saturday at the mall. You’re shopping with friends for something you really need, or maybe it’s just a little retail therapy. Whatever the reason, the shopping and the purchases make for an enjoyable afternoon. 416 more words

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Legislation would allow parents to protect kids from identity theft


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – New legislation is headed to Ohio Governor John Kasich’s desk that would allow parents to further protect their children from identity thieves. 383 more words

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Legislation would allow parents to protect kids from identity theft

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – New legislation is headed to Ohio Governor John Kasich’s desk that would allow parents to further protect their children from identity thieves. 387 more words

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How clients can protect their tax data from hackers

The following article was published by the AICPA.

Recent high-profile cyberattacks on the IRS highlight just how vulnerable taxpayers’ data can be. In January 2016, criminals stole Social Security numbers from outside the IRS and used them to obtain IRS e-filing personal identification numbers that could be used to electronically file tax returns. 927 more words

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