Littleton police are apologizing for accidentally posting personal information on the department’s website.
You need to protect your numbers. Credit card numbers, ATM numbers, Social Security numbers, and pin numbers.
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.
How does identity theft happen?
Many students on campus dismiss the notion, saying they have other things to be worried about.
ID theft is one of the fastest growing crimes, and thieves are preying on children more and more often.
The names, addresses and social security numbers of hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have been exposed to thieves.
With tax season fast approaching and the issue of identity theft being such a HUGE problem. Why do the “powers to be” still require you to write your social security number on your check when you pay your taxes? Do they black it out when they go to deposit your check? They have your taxes right there w/ your SS# on it – but the forms don’t continue to circulate like your check does. – Vicky, Leominster.
Identity theft remains one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. Everyone, regardless of their age, is a potential target.
Do you ever get a little nervous when you realize how simple it is to buy things with credit or debit cards?