Posts Tagged ‘ identity theft ’

Identity Thieves Target Victims Through Their Bank

Aug 26th, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Identity Theft Increasing Identity theft is on the rise, and many people fall victim when cyberthieves target their banks. In 2012, 12.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft. CNN.com reported on Houston veterinarian Mike Janney, who was completely unaware of any fraudulent activity until Bank One contacted him about an $85,000 outstanding credit line. [...]



SENIOR SOCIAL NETWORKING AND SCAMS

Jan 18th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Finances

Seniors On The Alert for Scams Increasingly senior citizens are enjoying social networking on the Internet. Last October, Facebook told the world it had a billion members.  A good percentage of those FB members are seniors.  And because of the increasing numbers, seniors really need to take a look at protecting themselves from scams. Scammers [...]



THREE MOST PREVALENT MEDICARE SCAMS

Dec 6th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Seniors Targeted by Scam Artists Senior citizens, with their lifelong savings stacked up, as well as a habit of not checking free credit reports frequently, make for a perfect target for identity thieves nowadays. The federal government has// thereby requested senior citizens to stay alert against the prevalent medicare scams that may separate them from [...]