Time to start studying up on student loan fraud. This fairly new form of identity theft is on the rise, and it costs a pretty penny, according to...Read More
Despite the Internal Revenue Service's best efforts, tax identity theft is skyrocketing, according to the IDentity Theft 911 Fraud Resolution Center.
The number of tax-...Read More
Apple is releasing the latest versions of the iPhone this week - the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. While tech enthusiasts may flock to the new models, which are reportedly twice as fast as former versions and available in new colors, users should be wary of identity theft pitfalls.
This is especially true for...Read More
When ordinary people become victims of identity theft, the legal repercussions can be enormous. To make matters worse, some victims not only have to deal with financial fraud but also face the risk of being jailed for crimes they didn't even commit. Identity thieves may perpetrate crimes while masking their true...Read More
E-filing your tax return is a quick and easy method preferred by the IRS—and scammers, too.
With a computer and your personal information—name, address, birth date and Social Security number—...Read More
The connection between identity theft and tax fraud has only grown stronger as identity thieves have become bolder in recent years. Not satisfied with taking money from the bank accounts of unsuspecting individuals, identity thieves have turned their sights to defrauding the U.S. federal government. The Internal...Read More
With the new year underway, many of us are following through on new year's resolutions to take better care of ourselves by eating well and exercising. But consumers also should pay attention to their financial health as well. The Better Business Bureau offers these tips to avoid online scams that can lead to...Read More