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College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say
By: Oana Schneider

College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say

While settling into your new dorm room, you may want to take a few minutes and protect your personal information. Your BBB would like to warn both students and parents that thieves are using high a...

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ID Thieves – How Did They Get My Information?
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By: Jackie

ID Thieves – How Did They Get My Information?

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....

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FTC Announces New ID Theft Report
By: Jackie

FTC Announces New ID Theft Report

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 v...

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Business ID Theft: A Growing Problem
By: Tom

Business ID Theft: A Growing Problem

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 th...

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Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft
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By: Tom

Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft

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, medi...

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Identity Theft Prevention Tips
By: Susan

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

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, phishin...

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Secure Your ID Day 2015
By: Amanda

Secure Your ID Day 2015

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, BBBs across North America will host a helpful identity theft prevention event called Read More

Social Security Scams Still Abound
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By: Tom

Social Security Scams Still Abound

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 a...

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