Tag Archives: Identity Fraud

Data Breaches: What’s the Risk

The theft of information, also known as data breaches, is a crime that was virtually unknown two decades ago is flourishing in the 21st century. A data breach is defined as the theft of personal information including names, Social Security Numbers, birth dates, medical information, user names and passwords, and… Read more »

Tax Return Identity fraud and steps you should take to prevent it

Tax refund identity fraud occurs when a criminal uses an individual’s personal information to submit fraudulent information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). There are multiple ways this can be done. The most common type of tax return refund fraud involves obtaining the victim’s name, address and Social Security Number… Read more »