Can Identity Theft Repair Companies Really Help?

With 9 million new cases of identity theft reported each year, it was inevitable that specialized identity theft repair companies would soon appear to offer their services to the victims. While the help doesn't come cheap, to those traumatized by...

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Identity Theft Recovery Tips and Resources

There are few processes more painful than identity theft recovery. When you discover that you're an identity theft victim, it turns your entire world upside down. Who did this? How did they get your information? What else will they do...

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How To Start Identity Theft Recovery

Once you get over the shock of someone else using your personal information, start taking the steps for identity theft recovery as quickly as possible. The longer you wait, the more likely it is that someone else will gain access...

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Identity Theft Recovery -- Is Changing Your Social Security Number the Answer?

The easiest way for identity thieves to steal your identity is with your social security number. Once they have this valuable number, they can do all sorts of damage to your finances and your reputation. Considering this, it's only natural...

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Proving You've Been the Victim of Identity Theft

Recovering from Identity Theft Becoming a victim of identity theft isn't hard at all. In fact, it can happen without even trying. Proving you've been the victim of the crime, however, is an entirely different story. Not all creditors are...

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Identity Recovery 101

Basic Steps To Identity Recovery While there are many ways that identity theft can be prevented, there are times when even the best efforts fail and it is then that identity recovery becomes critical. Fortunately, the process of recovering your...

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The Implications Of Identity Theft

Identity Theft Is a Serious Problem Identity theft is not a "it can never happen to you" situation. If it hasn't happened to you, the idea of having your identity stolen may seem a bit surreal. If you think that...

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Identity Theft Insurance: The Best Tool for Identity Theft Recovery

Identity Theft Insurance Can Prevent Nightmares The increasing prevalence of identity theft is spawning the establishment of identity theft insurance businesses whose mission it is to assist in identity theft recovery. Repairing damaged finances and credit records can take hundreds...

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Medical Identity Theft Is On The Rise

What You Need to Know To Protect Yourself From Medical Identity Theft Most of us think of credit cards and car loans when we think about identity theft. The sad thing is, medical identity theft is becoming just as common....

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Dealing with Debt Collectors When You've Been the Victim of Identity Theft

Some Debt Collectors Aren't Sympathetic to Identity Theft Victims When you become the victim of identity theft it's a horrifying and helpless feeling. You'd like to think that those with the power to do so would help you get through...

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Can Identity Theft Result in an Audit?

Identity Theft Victims Are About to Be Notified Believe it or not, identity theft can get you into trouble with the IRS. How? Because many illegal aliens use the social security numbers of legitimate US citizens when filling out their...

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What To Do When You're The Victim of a Criminal Identity Theft Crime

Recovering from Criminal Identity Theft The words "criminal identity theft crime" in the title of this article are not a typo. We didn't accidentally use the words "criminal" and "crime" in the same sentence. We're not talking about the "criminal"...

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Do You Have an Identity Theft Survival Kit?

An Identity Theft Survival Kit Should be In Every Home Identity theft can happen to anyone, and identity theft resources can help you cope with this reality. That is why it is so important to be prepared for the possibility...

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Insurance Companies Now Offer Protection against Identity Theft

What is Identity Theft Insurance? Identity theft affects millions of Americans every year, and no one is immune to the possibility of becoming a victim of identity theft. If you are unfortunate enough to become the victim of identity theft,...

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Let’s Hold Someone Accountable For Identity Theft

Who Says We Can’t Fight Back When Identity Theft Rears Its Ugly Head? As someone who thinks of identity theft cretins as less than the maggots in the dung left behind by a horse, I will admit I get quite...

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Facts about Identity Theft Insurance

Is Identity Theft Insurance Right For You? Hundreds of thousands of people have been victimized by identity theft so the fact that it’s a serious concern and a substantial risk is no surprise. To the relief of many, there is...

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Fighting the Debt Collection Agencies That Don’t Sympathize With Identity Theft

Sometimes Debt Collection Agencies Take Things Too Far I have been known to discuss the dishonorable tactics of many a debt collection agency. Unfortunately, I have recently discovered that some debt collection agencies don’t just break the law and harass...

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New Identity Theft Service May Benefit Consumers

An Identity Theft Service That Goes Beyond Credit Monitoring We’re all concerned about identity theft and most of us have been looking for ways to reduce our risk of identity theft and check to be sure we haven’t yet become...

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Identity Theft: The Road to Recovery Isn’t Always Easy

Why Creditors Make Identity Theft Recovery So Darn Hard In a perfect world, a victim of identity theft would be able to explain the situation to the defrauded creditors and have the nightmare simply washed away. Unfortunately, that’s not the...

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The Emotional Effects of Identity Theft

Identity Theft Doesn’t Just Leave Financial Ramifications When one thinks of the consequences of being the victim of identity theft, financial problems usually come to mind. However, the effects of identity theft don’t just play on our credit reports and...

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Identity Theft: So You Gave Your Information to a Phisher -- Now What?

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft Once You've Given Your Information Away So you received one of the convincing phishing emails or phone calls and you accidentally gave your personal information to a phisher. Now is not the time...

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Recovering From Identity Theft

What to Do Once You’ve Been the Victim of Identity Theft One minute you’re minding your own business and your world is calm and serene. The next minute everything is chaos and you don’t know up from down because someone...

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Checking Account Fraud

How to Handle Checking Account Fraud Imagine this – you’re at a bank applying to open a checking account and you’re told that they can’t open an account for you at this time because you’ve bounced checks on a previous...

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