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Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

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3 On Your Side: Locking Your Credit & Debit Cards

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at how you can turn your cards on and off remotely.

08/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Rental Car Insurance During The Summer Travel Season

During the summer travel season, consumers rent more cars than ever. And at the checkout counter, you’re likely to be asked if you want to buy insurance.

08/05/2014

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When To Buy Rental Car Insurance

If you are planning to rent a car on your summer vacation, should you get the rental car insurance they offer?

05/27/2014

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3 On Your Side: Rental Car Insurance When Paying With Credit Cards

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, you may not be covered the way that you think.

02/28/2014

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3 On Your Side: Hotel Company Is Latest Data Breach Target

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details on who may be affected and offers tips to stay secure.

02/04/2014

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Police ID 3 Suspects In Center City Pickpockets

The Philadelphia Police Department has identified three suspects wanted for several pick-pocketing incidents around the city.

01/30/2014

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Reward Offered In Upper Darby Residential Burglary

The Upper Darby Police Department is offering a $1,500 reward for the arrest and conviction of three suspects wanted in connection with a burglary investigation.

01/28/2014

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Neiman Marcus Says 1.1M Cards May Be Compromised

The high-end retailer said Visa, MasterCard and Discover have found 2,400 Neiman Marcus and Last Call customer cards that were used fraudulently.

01/23/2014

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3 On Your Side: Today’s Consumer News

Airlines are falling behind when it comes to keeping flights on schedule, but fewer passengers are complaining. 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan is here with that story and the rest of the day’s consumer news.

01/15/2014

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Free App By Phila. Law Firm Informs Businesses of Rights, Duties in Data Breach

The data breach affecting tens of millions of holiday shoppers at Target is a stark reminder to businesses that information security must be a priority.

01/11/2014

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