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Lessons and stories from the front lines of fighting identity theft.

 

Posts from February, 2013

Guest Video: What to do if you think you are a victim of identity theft

Feb 26

In this video, Experian Vice President of Public Education, Maxine Sweet provides tips on what actions to take if you think you're a victim of identity theft.

Advice for Online Daters: Protect Your Identity as Well as Your Heart

Feb 21

Advice for Online Daters: Protect Your Identity as Well as Your Heart It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of a prospective romance. But, just as you take steps to protect your heart in the early stages of getting to know someone, it’s important to protect your identity when meeting people online. Before you find yourself “looking for love in all the wrong places,” follow these guidelines to minimize your risk of dating-related identity theft.

Beware of calls offering marketing opt out

Feb 13

Beware of calls offering marketing opt out Reports indicate that the caller ID number that displays on these calls is 302-268-6660. This number is in no way associated with the National Opt Out program hosted by the CRAs. We recommend that you hang up if you receive a call of this nature.