I'm concerned about identity theft. What can I do?

Asked By: SPIKEware - 7/22/2006
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We live in an information-oriented society. Technology allows us to do business and make transactions literally in a matter of seconds. This abundance of information has given rise to a new crime - identity theft. In fact, according to a 2003 release from the Federal Trade Commission, approximately 27 million Americans... More
Answered By: Paul McDonald - 7/22/2006
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Call the credit bureaus and have them to put an alert on your account
Answered By: say it ain't so - 7/22/2006
First, I think that special Identity Theft insurance and Pre-paid legal is a SCAM... More
Answered By: danuitti - 7/22/2006
Okay, seems like Paul is trying to get more business and wrote a tad too much. A simple link to the web site would have been sufficient. But, back to your question, you simply need to protect yourself. Be careful about throwing away credit card offers, shred them. Keep copies of everything in your wallet in case you... More
Answered By: purpleama456 - 7/22/2006
For some useful information, some great links as well a the best service our there in regards to protecting and restoring your identity take a look at my "Your Identity...How Safe is it" blog on yahoo360 Learn about some things that the bank commercials aren't telling you..
Answered By: mallicoatdd - 7/23/2006
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