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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.
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