Posts by ken.chaplin:

Identity theft on rise during tax season

Dear Readers,

The threat of identity theft this tax season leaves consumers with more to worry about than whether or not a tax return is in the mail. A thief may use sensitive information, such as a Social Security number, to claim a fraudulent tax refund, open fraudulent credit cards or commit other criminal acts. It is especially important to protect the personal financial information found in your tax returns.

Protect your heart and identity from “sweetheart scammers”

  Dear Readers, Everyone would like to make a love connection on Valentine‚Äôs Day, and online dating sites can be a great way to meet someone. Unfortunately, online dating services and social communities are prime targets for identity thieves who know how to prey upon the vulnerabilities of those seeking relationships. The Federal Bureau of […]

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