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August 18, 2006

Blame lenders, not thieves, for identity theft

Without lax lending policies, thieves might still get your personal data. But stealing it wouldn't be nearly as profitable.
By Liz Pulliam Weston

Now that intruders have raided a second big consumer database, we're bound to hear lots more calls for increased federal oversight of the companies that buy and sell our personal information.

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Impact of Terror on Victims of Identity Theft in America is on the Rise

Source : Team

Putting your money in Citibank or Bank of America isn't going to protect you from identity theft today. There is no ironclad method to prevent identity theft today.

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August 11, 2006

I have heard about FACTA But What does it mean

Employers are starting to hear about this new law called FACTA, and are starting to be aware that they need to do something. But what should they do?

What FACTA means is that if you, as an individual, lose the information on anyone you have ever hired; or, for any business in the United States of America that collects any personal information on people, if the information should be lost due to not destroying the information properly, then two things can happen. First, there are federal fines of up to $2,500.00, and state fines up to $1,000, per employee, per incident. Second, the business is liable for any damages the individual suffers as the result of a breach of information.

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August 07, 2006

What we recommend for Identity Theft Help

If you are looking for help understanding Identity Theft and getting your identity theft issues resolved, we recommend you visit a site we have found which seems to have a pretty good grip on:

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December 23, 2005

You don't have to pay big for identity-theft protection

By Teresa McUsic
Special to the Star-Telegram

Identity theft is turning into big business.
And not just for the thieves.

Credit bureaus, credit card companies, banks, insurance companies and identity-restoration companies are all offering a line of products with widely varying prices to protect people from identity theft.

The protection programs, which range in the services offered and cost from less than $2 a month to more than $1,000, come at a time when Americans are becoming more aware -- and more nervous -- about the security of their identity information.

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September 16, 2005

An Open Letter From a so-called stupid

Why Identity Theft makes us all dummies, and what you can do to stop being stupid...

Someone recently told me, "You would have to be a stupid to lose your personal information." While I respectfully responded to this person in the moment, the comment has stuck with me. I present on Identity Theft all over the Western United States, and thought I would respond to this particular individual in writing.

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October 18, 2004

Navy personnel clerk accused of running identity theft ring

The Virginian-Pilot
October 14, 2004

NORFOLK — Middle-class merchandise from Target and predictable purchases from Home Depot on one end – and Cadillac, BMW and Lexus cars on the other.

Both ends were allegedly part of the spoils from an identity theft ring that struck more than 20 naval officers assigned to the Norfolk-based carrier George Washington last year.

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