Writing 'Check ID' on the back won't help. Nor will buying credit card fraud insurance.
I'm still on the road, too. Good thing I had backup.
A wallet company reprinted a secretary's Social Security number on a sample card inserted into one of its products. More than 40,000 people later claimed the number as their own.
You'll get a Facebook message from a friend urging you to click on a link to watch the YouTube video.
Informing the 3 major credit bureaus about a death in the family can help prevent identity theft.
A new report details the vast underground market for personal and financial data, which offers everything from credit card numbers to fake ATM machines.
All kinds of sensitive documents hit the mail after the first of the year, and identity thieves know this.
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