ID Thieves – How Did They Get My Information?

June 1, 2017 Jackie 0

Your BBB® receives numerous calls from consumers who have been targeted by scammers or who have been victims of credit card fraud. Invariably, they ask how these thieves obtained their information. These are some of the ways in which scammers […]

FTC Announces New ID Theft Report

November 9, 2016 Jackie 0

When your BBB® is out in the community making presentations to groups, there is almost always at least one person who has been the victim of identity theft. For many victims, it is difficult to know what to do first. […]

Business ID Theft: A Growing Problem

August 23, 2016 Tom 0

As many of our readers are aware, identity theft is still one of the most pervasive crimes perpetrated against people.  A growing concern is the rise in business ID theft.  Your BBB® also wants consumers to understand that this form […]

Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft

August 4, 2016 Tom 0

Many consumers take steps every day to protect their identity and financial information, but what about probably one of the most sinister forms of identity theft, medical id theft?  Your BBB® wants to provide information today to help consumers spot […]

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

October 12, 2015 Susan 0

  Identity theft is a common and growing problem, and once personal information is compromised, the outcomes can be devastating. Information may be compromised by theft of personal documents, phishing for information online, or even convincing phone requests by those […]

Secure Your ID Day 2015

September 18, 2015 Amanda 0

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, BBBs across North America will host a helpful identity theft prevention event called Secure Your ID Day. Your BBB® will be one of them. We’ve done several blog posts on identity theft in the past, […]

Social Security Scams Still Abound

August 10, 2015 Tom 0

There are more than 55 million recipients of Social Security Benefits, and senior citizens are a prime target for these scams. One such scheme, of which your BBB® is aware, is having benefits diverted to scammer’s bank account or prepaid […]