IDENTITY THEFT

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

(Photo courtesy: U.S. Social Security Administration)

Dead People’s Social Security Numbers For Sale On Government Web Site

When you think of identity theft, chances are you don’t think your government is part of the problem.

01/29/2013

(Image from Littleton Police/Facebook)

Littleton Chief Apologizes Over Personal Info Posted In Police Log

Littleton police are apologizing for accidentally posting personal information on the department’s website.

01/26/2013

(File Photo by DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Protecting Your Numbers From Identity Theft

You need to protect your numbers. Credit card numbers, ATM numbers, Social Security numbers, and pin numbers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/11/2012

File Image (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Safe Summer Travel Tips: Financial Security

The busy travel season is about to get underway. Although the inclination is to think about relaxing, it’s important to keep safety top of mind as well.

05/21/2012

Money, Withdrawl

National Consumer Protection Week: Identity Theft

How does identity theft happen?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/06/2012

College Students Pose Easy Target For ID Theft

Many students on campus dismiss the notion, saying they have other things to be worried about.

10/18/2011

How To Protect Your Kids From Identity Theft

ID theft is one of the fastest growing crimes, and thieves are preying on children more and more often.

09/06/2011

(Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Hackers Strike Mass. Unemployment Offices

The names, addresses and social security numbers of hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have been exposed to thieves.

05/18/2011

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