Protect yourself from Identity Theft

Protect yourself from Identity Theft BY LINDSAY SAUVAGEAU CHAMPION STAFF WRITER 3/10/2006 – Protect yourself Professionals offer tips on preventing identity theft BY LINDSAY SAUVAGEAU CHAMPION STAFF WRITER It’s been all over the news. Incidents of credit card fraud and identity theft are piling up, in some cases costing consumers thousands of dollars and damaging…

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Tax Paperwork: Important Documents or an Identity Thief’s Dream?

Tax Paperwork: Important Documents or an Identity Thief’s Dream? AXcess News Tax Paperwork: Important Documents or an Identity Thief’s Dream? What to Keep and What to Shred This Tax Season (AXcess News) Minneapolis, MN – If you’re like most people, you spend more time organizing the closet than your financial records. After all, knowing when…

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Identity theft rooted in documents – shred them

Identity theft rooted in documents – shred them By Wayne Jackson 3/7/2006 – By Wayne Jackson Published: Tuesday, March 7, 2006 In the course of a busy day, you may write a check at the grocery store, charge tickets to a concert or game, rent a car, mail your tax returns, change your cell phone…

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Identity theft cases on the rise

Identity theft cases on the rise JIM KINNEY, The Saratogian 3/6/2006 – SARATOGA SPRINGS — A Long Island man is accused of running up $15,000 on stolen credit cards in Wilton and Saratoga Springs in just 24 hours. According to the state police, the two victims in this case, both local, noticed the charges last…

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Residents’ personal data sent overseas without shredding

Residents’ personal data sent overseas without shredding By Alison Shackelford Hewitt 3/2/2006 – Shipments from L.A. County’s Social Services department included pay stub copies and Social Security numbers, official’s aide says. By Alison Shackelford Hewitt Copley News ServiceTens of thousands of county documents containing confidential information about local residents were sent to a recycler who…

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Don’t Let Thieves Steal Your Institution’s Future

Don’t Let Thieves Steal Your Institution’s Future By Patrick M. Porter, BKD, LLP 3/1/2006 – By Patrick M. Porter, BKD, LLP One of the most valuable items inside any financial institution is information. The financial services industry, like many other business interests, depends on accurate, timely information, but it’s also charged with protecting personal customer…

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