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YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY MAY ASK FOR YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

Your health insurance company may request that you provide them with the Social Security numbers for you, your spouse and your children covered by your policy. 454 more words

IRS Tax Tips

Facebook Phishing

What is Phishing ?

  • Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
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Work & Travel in New Zealand

It’s August and I know, that a lot of people out there start to organize there own New Zealand adventure. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions from a backpacker girl, who did it all last year. 345 more words

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IRS: TAXPAYER BREACH LARGER THAN FIRST REPORTED

The IRS acknowledged yesterday that a recent computer breach was larger than first reported, saying that hundreds of thousands of additional taxpayers saw their sensitive information compromised. 506 more words

Tax Tips

Identity Theft Protection

Identity Theft is defined as the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person’s private identifying information, usually for financial gain. It is illegal and results in a nightmare. 46 more words

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Oregon Resident Sentenced for Fraud; Worked as Woman, Collected Disability as Man

“I think of a man, and I take away reason, and accountability.”

PORTLAND, Ore. –  An Oregon resident who transitioned to a woman more than three decades ago continued collecting Social Security disability checks under her male identity, fraudulently raking in $250,000. 104 more words

Crime & Corruption

NSA Chief: 'More Cyberattacks Likely' in Wake of Office of Personnel Management Hack

The U.S. should brace itself for more attacks like one on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management—in which millions of sensitive government records were stolen, the… 215 more words

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