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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice for keeping personal data safe on campus.
Between travel, vacations and sending the kids off to camp, summer can be a hot time for identity theft. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at some risky situations to avoid.
A federal grand jury alleges identity fraud with an ugly twist, and US attorney Zane Memeger calls the allegations “truly despicable.”
But some security analysts wonder if the push toward chip-and-PIN technology is already too little, too late.
She was the “Bonnie” in what was called a Bonnie-and-Clyde identity fraud scam which broke in 2007.
With identity theft very much a reality in today’s world, an area credit union wanted to help reduce the risk by holding a free document shredding event at three locations in the Philadelphia area on Saturday.
Identity theft is a serious crime that can ruin your finances, credit history, and reputation. Plus it can happen to anyone, even children. It may surprise you, but as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, often family members are to blame.
If you weren’t victimized in the Target breach, that doesn’t mean you can rest easy. The FBI says the number of incidents will continue to rise.
The families of two fallen soldiers are outraged and hurt.
Eight people – including a former bank teller — have been charged with participating in an identity theft ring that used account information stolen from TD Bank customers.