Category Archives: Identity Theft

Equifax Survivors

By now, I am sure you are aware we have experienced one of the most significant identity theft breaches our country has ever seen.  Stolen information includes names, social security numbers, birthdates, addresses, and driver’s license numbers.  This type of … Continue reading

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Equifax Data Breach and Identity Theft Solutions

On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced that 143,000,000 people (nearly half of the US population) had their identities compromised between May and July of this year. Stolen information included names, social security numbers, birthdates, addresses, driver’s license numbers, and credit … Continue reading

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Google Pizza ID Theft

Hello! Is this Gino’s Pizza? No sir – it’s Google Pizza. I must have dialed a wrong number. Sorry. No sir – Google bought Gino’s Pizza last month. OK. I would like to order a pizza. Do you want your … Continue reading

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IRS Scam Alert

Ingenious Scam Targets Taxpayers Article Highlights: Scammers Change Tactics Fake IRS Mail Notices Have Your Tax Preparer Review Notice Crooks have tried all sorts of e-mails scams, but almost everyone has figured out that the IRS does not send out … Continue reading

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Payroll & HR Professionals Beware!

  March 1, 2016 -The Internal Revenue Service today issued an alert to payroll and human resources professionals to beware of an emerging phishing email scheme that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information on employees. The … Continue reading

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175,669,297 Exposed Records

As of November 3, 2015, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has recorded 641 data breaches with 175,669,297 records exposed.  To see the full breach list visit: http://bit.ly/1ygP3yG. 175,669,297.  That number is 175 million, six hundred sixty nine thousand, two … Continue reading

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Identity Theft Solution

Identity Theft is real and it is not going away ~~  Identity Theft is the #1 complaint filed with the FTC for 15 years straight. Victims spend an exorbitant amount of time & money to deal with identity theft. Identity … Continue reading

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I’m Immune To Identity Theft

I’ve have several individuals tell me they are IMMUNE to identity theft and that identity theft will not happen to them.  (God bless them.)  But, even though we can take many precautions to protect ourselves from identity thieves, it is … Continue reading

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Black Friday is only the Beginning

All OF US are susceptible to identity thieves ALL THE TIME. However, the threat of identity theft is HUGE between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The following is a list of some of the reasons we are more exposed during the holidays: … Continue reading

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Scammers Getting More Brazen

Article Highlights: Taxpayers Receiving Bogus Call from Individuals Claiming To Be IRS Agents Guidelines to Avoid Being a Victim of a Scam or ID Theft Limit Accounts to Avoid ID Theft Exposure We have previously cautioned you not to be … Continue reading

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