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IDENTITY THEFT

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Your Credit Report

The three large reporting companies, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian, will provide you with an annual free copy of your credit report, but you must ask for it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/15/2014

Taxes, IRS, Tax Return

Tax Scams And Fraud To Avoid

The IRS does not send unsolicited emails about a person’s tax account or ask for detailed personal and financial information.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/20/2014

The Briar Group, which includes The Green Briar in Brighton, has reported a security breach involving credit card data. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Boston Customers On Guard After Credit Card Data Breach

Folks enjoying the night out Saturday in Boston said it’s disheartening to hear about another major data security breach.

12/28/2013

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Common Questions About The Target Data Breach

Here are some answers to the most common questions about the Target data theft.

12/19/2013

Credit Report

Check Your Credit Report Annually

It is important to be checking your credit report and credit scores at least annually.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/04/2013

Credit Report

Your Free Credit Report

No one should charge you for your credit report.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/17/2013

Salem State University

Salem State University Says Data Breach Could Have Affected 25K

Salem State University is warning 25,000 current and former students and staff that their social security numbers may be in the wrong hands.

03/17/2013

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How To Avoid Identity Theft

There has been a rebound in identity theft according Javelin Strategy. So how can you protect yourself?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/05/2013

Scams, Internet

Phishing Scams And How To Avoid Them

Chances are that if you own a phone or computer, an attempt to steal your identify has been made by scammers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/04/2013

Taxes, IRS, Tax Return

Tax Frauds And Scams To Look Out For

Be wary of anyone that wants you to sign a blank return or who refuses to put their name and Social Security number on your return.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/21/2013

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