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

 

Can Valentine’s Day be a time for love… and scams?

Feb 12

Can Valentine’s Day be a time for love… and scams? The rise in online dating is giving scammers easy opportunities to prey on those looking for love. This helpful infographic on "sweetheart scammers" shares key warning signs to look out for and what you can do to help protect yourself in a relationship.

Sweetheart Scammers: What You Need to Know

Jan 22

Identity theft advocacy organizations and the FBI warn those who use online dating sites to watch out for “sweetheart scammers” who swindle money or bank account information from online daters.

In the News: Target Credit Card Breach – What it Means for You

Jan 02

In the News: Target Credit Card Breach – What it Means for You In the wake of the recent Target credit card breach, customers should learn to keep a close eye on their credit activity.

INFOGRAPHIC: Resolve to Start the New Year on the Right Foot

Dec 23

INFOGRAPHIC: Resolve to Start the New Year on the Right Foot If gaining control of your finances and protecting your identity isn't on your to-do list for 2014, it should be. Here are some tips for New Year's resolutions for a safer and more prosperous 2014.

Six Tips for Protecting Your Identity This Holiday Season

Dec 17

Six Tips for Protecting Your Identity This Holiday Season Avoid becoming one of the millions of Americans who have their identities stolen by learning to protect yourself from theft this holiday season.

INFOGRAPHIC: Holiday Shopping Tips

Nov 29

INFOGRAPHIC: Holiday Shopping Tips The cyber shopping bonanza that accompanies the holidays is an identity thief’s feast. Take simple precautions to keep your holidays merry and bright. Happy Holidays from the team at ProtectMyID.

Six Holiday Risks to Watch Out For

Nov 28

Six Holiday Risks to Watch Out For The holiday season teems is rife with opportunity for identity thieves. Here are ways in which identity thieves will try to take advantage of your holiday cheer.

Ways to Shop Safely this Holiday Season

Nov 27

Ways to Shop Safely this Holiday Season Every financial transaction is an opportunity for an identity thief to intercept your information. Before opening your wallet this holiday season, know how to protect yourself from identity theft.

Identity Protection Tips for Holiday Travelers

Nov 26

Identity Protection Tips for Holiday Travelers Here are simple ways to protect yourself from identity theft while traveling.

Identity Protection Tips for the Workplace

Nov 25

Identity Protection Tips for the Workplace Identity theft is not only a crime of strangers. Increasingly identity theft is committed by people who know the victim. Secure your belongings to protect your identity in the workplace.