How do they get my information from identity theft?

Answer Identity theft is a growing crime in the United States that affects 9 million Americans each year, according to estimates from the Federal Trade Commission. Stolen personal information opens the do... Read More »

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Identity theft/money fraud: How much can scammers do w/ the following information about you?

Once a person has responded to the scammers with that simple information, they will then contact the victim again asking for bank details (for the "million dollars" to be paid into. Additionally, ... Read More »

What is the difference between credit card theft and identity theft?

In recent years, stricter regulations have been placed on credit card usage, and more people are becoming victims of identity theft. While both place the victim in financial danger, the situations... Read More »

Identity Theft?

Although this is not "identity theft" which legally means actually using someone's info like social security number for criminal purposes, you probably can still do something about it by contacting... Read More »

Could This Be Identity Theft?

There are a few steps you should do to try and clean this mess up. But I need to tell you now, DO NOT CONFRONT THIS RELATIVE IMMEDIATELY. You have no proof that he has anything to do with this, and... Read More »