How is identity theft committed?

Answer According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft occurs when personal information such as your credit card number, name, or social security number is used by somebody else without your con... Read More »

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Laws Governing Identity Theft Committed by a Family Member?

Dealing with identity theft is even more difficult if the thief is a family member. In-family identity theft is as much a crime as any other identity theft, but some law enforcement agencies view i... 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 »