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1st National “my Social Security” Week
By: Jackie

1st National “my Social Security” Week

The Social Security Act was passed on August 14, 1925. Your BBB has learned that to celebrate this year’s 79th anniversary of the Act, the Social Security A...

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Watch Out for Social Security Look-Alike Websites
Synthetic ID Theft – All Unnatural
Protect Your Social Security Number Against Direct Deposit Fraud
By: Jackie

Protect Your Social Security Number Against Direct Deposit Fraud

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Social Security Administration (SSA) testified before Congress on steps they are taking to prevent direct deposit frau...

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Possible Medicare Telemarketing Fraud
Facial Recognition and Your Privacy
By: Jackie

Facial Recognition and Your Privacy

Last week we wrote about the extent of facial recognition technology.  This week we’re writing about facial recognition and its impact on privacy.  In its October Read More

Facebook and Your Social Security Number
By: Jackie

Facebook and Your Social Security Number

Think you’re safe posting basic information about yourself on Facebook, MySpace, or other social networking sites?  Guess again. Read More

More Ways to Protect Your Identity From Low-Tech Thieves
By: Beth

More Ways to Protect Your Identity From Low-Tech Thieves

BBB staff Jackie and Tom spoke with a group of seniors last week about identity theft and other topics of interest.  We always receive great feedback during our presen...

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