Tag: Identity Theft

Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

It is easy to become overwhelmed during the holidays. There are parties to be on time for, a long list of presents to buy and wrap, not to mention the responsibilities of your actual everyday life. It is tempting to shop online because of the convenience and low prices. However, this is prime time for Read More…

Identity Theft: The Most Common Consumer Complaint

When we hear about crime, it’s easy to think that it could never happen to us. We sympathize with people who are affected by crime, but we never expect to be the next victim. The truth is we are all at risk for certain types of crime. And the number one crime these days is Read More…

Sun Lovers! Fun Seekers! BBQ Fans! Reunite This Spring!

We all know that spring is a time of renewal. The weather improves, flowers bloom and we rekindle our love of the great outdoors. As much as we love winter, we’re always excited to see the first signs of spring. Because we know that it comes with fun outings, barbecues and a myriad of exciting Read More…

How To Create A Secure Password For Your PeopleFinders Account

We’ve all received emails and seen Facebook posts that came from a friend’s account, but were obviously sent by spammers. Password hijacking and identity theft are among the most common crimes these days Criminals use several dirty tricks to steal your identity, and one of their favorites is to decipher passwords. Then they can log Read More…

Are You Doing Enough To Prevent Identity Theft?

How safe is your identity? A study from Javelin Strategy & Research showed that more than 11 million adults were victimized by identity thieves in 2009. That’s a 12% increase from the previous year. The report also revealed that identity theft was responsible for a $54 billion loss to Americans. Victims typically spend more than Read More…

How Safe Is Your Identity?

Identity theft has become one of the most common crimes in the United States. According to the Federal Trade Commission, up to 9 million people are victimized by identity theft every year, and that number continues to grow. It’s a difficult crime to track because it’s not something you can actually see happen. Thieves don’t Read More…