Child identity theft: A new frontier for fraudsters...

Child Identity Theft

Aug 09 2011 by
You might think you’re pretty savvy when it comes to understanding identity theft.  But what about when identity theft threatens your children? A recent Federal Trade Commission discussion, "Stolen Futures: A Forum on Child Identity Theft,” presented a valuable opportunity to galvanize industry experts and public leaders around this increasing privacy threat.  Pop quiz: did you know…. Children are 51 times...


Child ID theft has serious business implications...

Child Identity Theft

Sep 16 2010 by
Identity thieves are becoming more skilled as they focus on stealing dormant social security numbers that belong to children. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) credit issuers do not have the ability to verify a SSN as belonging to an adult or minor which makes detecting fraud against minors more difficult. Experts point out that frequently the parents and children are not aware of the fraud and potential...


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