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February 23, 2007

Computer Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft

Stay Safe Online with These Computer Tips

If you want to learn how to reduce your risk of identity theft, and you are a frequent internet user, then you might find the following computer tips helpful. You might know how to download an MP3, place an online clothing order, and get directions for your upcoming vacation, but do you know any computer tips that will actually reduce your risk of identity theft? The following computer tips will help you when it comes to reducing your risk of identity theft.

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February 21, 2007

Avoiding Email Scams

Email Scams are used by Identity Theft Criminals to Gather Needed Information

When it comes to identity theft, there are so many Internet and email scams out there. Avoiding scams is a helpful way for you to reduce your risk of identity theft. Identity theft scams prey upon the tendency for individuals to be just a bit too trusting. Internet and email scams can be so successful because they often sound very legitimate.

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February 19, 2007

Fraud, Identity Theft, and National Consumer Protection Week

Identity Theft Is The Worst Type of Fraud

It’s National Consumer Protection Week, which means it is a perfect time to think about topics we usually don’t like to address such as fraud, identity theft, and cyber crime. Crimes such as fraud and identity theft can occur at any time, and National Consumer Protection Week is the perfect time to educate yourself about these concerns.

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February 18, 2007

Credit Cards and Identity Theft

Tips for Being Responsible with Your Credit Cards

To some extent credit cards are frequently implemented in identity theft. Being a consumer who carries credit cards requires certain responsibilities if you want to minimize your risk for identity theft. Below you’ll find specific suggestions for handling your credit cards.

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February 16, 2007

What Trump Wants You To Know about Identity Theft

Identity Theft and Donald Trump

Recent headlines all over the nation reported the latest in identity theft. Apparently, Donald Trump might be at risk. Identity theft doesn’t discriminate based on popularity or celebrity status. Anyone can become the victim of identity theft.

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February 14, 2007

Cyber Crime Explained

What is Cyber Crime?

It’s highly likely that notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde could have hardly predicted that in the new millennium cyber crime would be a phrase in an American’s vocabulary. Cyber crime definitely is an unfortunate reality in our society due to our reliance on computers and the Internet.

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February 12, 2007

Illinois Attorney General Receives Series of Identity Theft Complaints

Identity Theft in Illinois

Consumers all across the nation are concerned about identity theft, and that has never been more evident than in Illinois recently. According to recent news reports, the office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan received many complaints about identity theft. Out of all the complaints their hotline received, approximately 16% were concerning identity theft.

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February 10, 2007

Identity Theft Resources in Your Neighborhood

Take Advantage of Free Identity Theft Resources

It’s true there are certainly many online identity theft resources. From information provided by government organizations to separate websites (such as this one) that are devoted to informing consumers about identity theft, there is no shortage of available information on the World Wide Web. However, there might be some great identity theft resources in your own neighborhood which you are overlooking.

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February 7, 2007

Identity Theft Criminals Are Phishing for Information.

Phishing Tactics and Techniques Explained

Phishing... It sounds like a strange word, and when most of us hear the word phishing we’re instantly reminded of the image of an outdoorsman in spring taking to the waters in search of trout. Phishing, however, refers to something quite different. Below you’ll learn more about this unscrupulous technique that identity theft criminals are using to commit their atrocious crimes.

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February 2, 2007

Identity Theft Making Headlines Again

How Should You Respond to the Threat of Identity Theft?

According to recent news reports, an identity theft case recently occurred in the New England states. Just late last fall in Massachusetts a Nationwide insurance office experienced a theft, and many of their customers are at risk for identity theft.

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February 1, 2007

Identity Theft Phone Scams

Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Identity Theft

When you think about identity theft scams, you might be curious about who is most at risk for identity theft. Statistics don’t always tell the whole story because not all cases of identity theft are reported. Some individuals don’t initially realize that they’ve been victimized by identity theft, and others actually are too embarrassed to report the problem.

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