Child identity theft is a huge problem because it can go undetected for years. One study says 1 in 10 children have someone else using their Social Security number.
Tax filing online is becoming more the norm these days, and identity theft involving tax filing has increased. Read on for seven easy ways to avoid becoming an identity theft victim during tax filing season.
Friendly fraud may be intentional theft, like shoplifting, but some customers may do it accidentally — reporting a charge because they don't realize another member of their household made the purchase.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes monarch butterflies in peril, identity theft, crossbreeding super vegetables, a profile of E.E. Cummings, and how much we don't know about science.
Avoiding links within e-mails is the simplest way to prevent identity theft online. Below are a few more simple steps that won't protect you from every scam, but they will protect you from a lot of them.