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August 28, 2007

Think Information Kept at Home Can't Lead to Identity Theft?

Your Home Is Not an Identity Theft Sanctuary

Our home is a haven away from the real world and we'd all like to think we're safe there. Unfortunately, our homes are more susceptible than many of us think, especially when it comes to identity theft. It's time to think about all of the people who come in and out of our homes each day and how it can put your identity at risk.

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August 23, 2007

Can Personal Blogs Result in Identity Theft?

What You Should Know About Blogs and Identity Theft

It's no secret we love blogs -- after all, you're reading one of our favorite right now. But are the very blogs that have become a way of online life an identity theft threat? The answers may surprise you.

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August 20, 2007

Finally Some Identity Theft Justice

A Judge Lays Down The Identity Theft Law

We're so used to hearing stories about identity theft criminals getting nothing more than a slap on the hand, it isn't hard to understand why these crooks aren't worried about committing the crime. After all, no one's doing the time -- right? Wrong! A Maryland judge had finally had enough of the identity theft shenanigans and the justice system finally prevails.

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August 17, 2007

Maybe Now That Identity Theft Is Impacting the Rich...

Will Identity Theft Be Taken More Seriously Now?

Sometimes, in today's world, the little guy can get stepped on for eternity and no one steps up and takes notice, but as soon as it happens to the big guns, everyone is up in arms. The same may be true for identity theft. Identity theft laws and crack-downs, while improving, are definitely not where they should be. Maybe now that the 400 richest millionaires in America were made targets, the powers that be will stand up and take notice.

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August 15, 2007

More on Identity Theft and Illegal Immigration

Proof that Illegal Immigration Does Impact Identity Theft

A while back we wrote about illegal immigration and how it affects identity theft. It was quite a hot-button topic. Some were so adamant about the rights of illegal aliens that they didn't look at the article for what it was -- information on how illegal immigration affects identity theft. Others said we had no proof that illegal immigrants commit identity theft and that we were speculating. Well, my friends, the proof is in the pudding and the truth has been exposed.

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August 10, 2007

Can Store Receipts Lead to Identity Theft?

How Store Receipts Relate to Identity Theft

As consumers concerned about identity theft, we'd like to think that the stores we shop at work hard to keep our personal information safe. Unfortunately, it seems as though some stores haven't held to that ideal. In fact, if you're not careful, your store receipts may actually put you at risk of becoming the next identity theft victim.

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August 7, 2007

Identity Theft Criminals: Why They Do It...

Identity Theft Can Be Big Money

To me, identity theft will always be somewhat of a mystery. I, personally, cannot fathom why someone would steal the identity of another. Don't get me wrong. I understand the concept of basic human greed and monetary evil, but I just don't see how someone could actually do this to another human being. I guess I'm just not wired that way. However, if a person can put a price on morality, then it's not hard to conclude that identity theft is just too tempting for some to resist.

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August 4, 2007

Massachusetts Gets In On The Fight Against Identity Theft

Identity Theft Is Getting Harder In Massachusetts

State by state, more US. citizens are being protected by laws that fight identity theft. Yesterday, Massachusetts was added to the list of states doing something to protect their citizens from the crime. On Friday, August 3rd, Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill into law -- and that bill is making identity theft harder for the criminals of Massachusetts.

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August 2, 2007

Identity Theft Criminals Prey Our Our Desires

Don't Let Greed Cause Identity Theft

It seems that everyone wants something for nothing, and identity theft criminals are all very well aware of this fact. That's probably why they use our minor greed to hit us with schemes that are too good to be true (and you know they are). Here are some common "too good to be true" scams that identity theft criminals pull.

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