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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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
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
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
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