Posts Tagged "preventing identity theft"

Protecting Yourself from Tax Time Identity Theft

Anabel Marquez of the IRS joins to share the new tricks and old ways that identity thieves work to capture your identifying information during tax time. Learn what to do and what to look for during this ‘open season’ for savvy thieves and scammers looking to make off with your return. Identity theft remains a […]

Adding a fraud alert after check fraud

Dear Experian,

I was a victim of check fraud. I was told I’m entitled to seven years of free fraud alerts as long as I have a police report. Is this true? The bad checks are rolling in now, and I am concerned that they might have opened up credit in our names as well.

– GID

Steps you can take at home to prevent ID Theft

Dear Experian,

What is the best way to prevent identity theft at home?

– OBE

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