Job seekers can be stressed, desperate, eager, and excited all at the same time. Having a mix of emotions can be distracting, which makes job seekers susceptible to thieves who are waiting to take advantage of them. If you or someone you know is looking for a job, they need to be on alert for scams.
Recent incidents have highlighted the dangers of card skimming crimes. Card skimming occurs when a device is installed on card readers such as ATMs or gas pumps. Once installed it copies your card information while hidden cameras or viewers take note of the pin you enter.
With the holidays just around the corner you may need some direction on how to protect your information from common schemes. Here are some quick tips to make sure you are not exposing your identity to fraud:
It’s that time again, school will be starting soon and summer vacation is winding down. Back to school could mean sharing a dorm-room or providing important documents for registration. Here are some tips to help protect yourself and your family:
While the passing of a loved one is difficult enough to deal with you may need to take some existing precautions to help keep your deceased family member from being a victim of identity theft. Recent studies have found that 800,000 identity theft cases a year are from the intentional use of a deceased person’s information.