Privacy Topic: Id-theft

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CA News Logo 2006 Privacy Issue The legal right to privacy has been recognized in the U.S. since the late 1890s. This Special Report addresses: What Is Privacy?, Why is it important? and What threats against you and your family are viable once privacy is breached? (Friday, May 05, 2006)

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Freeze Your Credit File (Korean)

Freeze Your Credit File (Korean) Leave ID Thieves Out in the Cold. A credit file "security freeze" is a preventive tool to help you avoid identity theft and to block impostors from using your personal information to establish credit. This publication explains how to "freeze" your credit file, which prevents new credit from being established in your name until you temporarily or permanently lift the freeze.

Freeze Your Credit File (Chinese)

Freeze Your Credit File (Chinese) Leave ID Thieves Out in the Cold. A credit file "security freeze" is a preventive tool to help you avoid identity theft and to block impostors from using your personal information to establish credit. This publication explains how to "freeze" your credit file, which prevents new credit from being established in your name until you temporarily or permanently lift the freeze.

Freeze Your Credit File (Spanish)

Freeze Your Credit File (Spanish) Leave ID Thieves Out in the Cold. El “congelamiento de seguridad” es una herramienta para ayudarle a prevenir el robo de identidad y evitar que impostores utilicen su información personal para establecer crédito. Esta publicación explica cómo “congelar” su crédito, lo cual previene que se establezca crédito nuevo a nombre suyo hasta que usted suspenda provisionalmente el congelamiento o le retire de forma permanente.

Freeze Your Credit File

Freeze Your Credit File Leave ID thieves out in the cold. A credit file "security freeze" is a preventive tool to help you avoid identity theft and to block impostors from using your personal information to establish credit. This publication explains how to "freeze" your credit file, which prevents new credit from being established in your name until you temporarily or permanently lift the freeze.

Savvy Online Shopping PowerPoint slides

Savvy Online Shopping PowerPoint slides. The downloadable Savvy Online Shopping PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the lesson plan, adding a visual component that will help engage learners and improve retention.

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Recovering from Identity Theft Cover ArtThe Complete Idiot’s Guide to Recovering from Identity Theft 

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States and in many cases the victim has no knowledge of the theft until the situation is dire. Even then, most people have no idea what to do to get their lives…

Stopping Identity Theft Cover ArtStopping Identity Theft 

This book outlines 10 steps you can take to protect yourself or your family from ID theft and medical identity theft, the fastest growing crime in America.

By reading this book, you will learn what to do now to safeguard your bank accounts,…

Stolen Lives: Identity Theft Prevention Made Simple Cover ArtStolen Lives: Identity Theft Prevention Made Simple 

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America, affecting 10 million Americans every year. Stolen Lives is a privacy wakeup call, with how-to methods to protect your greatest financial asset - your identity. Prevention is not difficult, but it takes organization and discipline. Stolen…

Credit Scores & Credit Reports Cover ArtCredit Scores & Credit Reports 

The U.S. credit reporting system keeps detailed financial histories on more than 200 million Americans. Evan Hendricks' Credit Scores & Credit Reports is a well-informed, informative, and well-written guide to a subject of great and growing importance to consumers. Hendricks, a foremost privacy expert,…

Your Evil Twin: Beyond the Identity Theft Epidemic Cover ArtYour Evil Twin: Beyond the Identity Theft Epidemic 

Bob Sullivan, author and identity theft expert, probes this exploding crime. ID theft has hit ordinary citizens and celebrities alike, from Oprah Winfrey to Steven Spielberg, and costs the economy $50 billion a year. "Your Evil Twin" covers the topic from every angle, from…

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