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With my cell-phone number, a private eye found 150 pages on me

Looking through my newsfeeds is always an adventure.  I never know what I might find.  But today, I ran across something that kinda validates what I have been telling folks for many years about their phone number. 209 more words


IRS Fails to Notify Americans Whose Social Security Numbers Are Used by Illegal Aliens

June 24, 2017  by  Warren Mass

A report issued on June 22 by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) stated that IRS processes are not sufficient to identify all employment identity theft victims. 1,033 more words

1.4 Million Illegals Working Under Stolen Social Security Numbers: Audit

Most illegal immigrants who pay taxes have stolen someone else’s legal identity, and the IRS doesn’t do a very good job of letting those American citizens and legal immigrants know they’re being impersonated, the tax agency’s inspector general said in a new report released Thursday. 60 more words

State birth control program thought it used ‘dummy’ SSN

But the Social Security number belonged to a real person

The Oregon Health Authority used what it believed to be an unassigned Social Security number for five years to enroll young adults in a program that administers birth control and other family planning services. 36 more words

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Adoption Paperwork Update

It’s not often that I’m pleasantly surprised with something related to adoption paperwork.  In fact, in almost 3 years that’s only happened twice – when the fee for the first step of the… 451 more words


Social Media Networks Facilitate Identity Theft and Fraud -- Fraudsters need just three details to steal your identity – and most of it can be found on Facebook

How Social Media Networks Facilitate Identity Theft and Fraud

Article by:

Kent Lewis
EO Portland

Recent research reveals that identity theft affects millions of people a year, costing victims countless hours and money in identity recovery and repair. 972 more words

What is phishing?

Phishing is a fraudulent attempt, usually made through email, to steal your personal information. The best way to protect yourself from phishing is to learn how to recognize a phish. 110 more words