Description : Identity theft is the act of using another person's personal information, or their actual identity for financial gain. It affects approximately 7 –10 million people per year in the U.S, and is growing at a remarkable rate. Frighteningly it happens without you even knowing it and once you have become aware of it, in most cases the damage has already been done. This book is meant to help you avoid getting taken advantage of. It provides an overview of the different ways identity theft can happen and the steps to take to prevent them. The book also covers what to do in the event you do have your personal information stolen.
Description : Explains how identity theft occurs; outlines strategies to protect personal information at the office, at home, and online; and shows how to analyze a credit report and tell if you are already a victim of this crime.
Description : Crime has moved yet another step forward in its unyielding progression through society. Now it is identity theft. Trying to combat both legal and illegal theft continues to occupy a large portion of the average citizen's life. Identity theft or identity fraud generally involves 'stealing' another person's personal identifying information -- such as Social Security number (SSN), date of birth, and mother's maiden name -- and then using the information to fraudulently establish credit, run up debt, or take over existing financial accounts. This new book examines the extent of the problem, its costs and remedies under the law. CONTENTS: Preface; Identity Theft: Prevalence and Cost Appear to be Growing; Awareness and Use of Existing Data on Identity Theft; Remedies Available to Victims of Identity Theft; Identity Theft and the Fair Credit Reporting Act; Subject Index.
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Description : A comprehensive examination of different forms of identity theft and its economic impact, including profiles of perpetrators and victims and coverage of current trends, security implications, prevention efforts, and legislative actions. * Includes a chronology of key decisions, cases, and government action in the development of identity theft policy * Offers a list of key terms that will help the reader to better understand the sometimes unique language of crimes
Description : Identity theft. We all know the damage it inflicts—or do we? There’s a kind of identity theft that goes far deeper than our financial records. It impoverishes our souls and keeps us from experiencing the richness in life God intends for us.Have you been ...• Robbed by Relationships?• Mugged by the Mirror?• Stolen by Success?• Pickpocketed by the Past?Mike Breaux exposes the four “identity thieves” that steal our sense of who we truly are and render our lives diminished versions of what they were intended to be. We were never meant to be chameleons, changing into whatever we need to be in order to gain love and acceptance. We were created for more—much more—than the way we look, what we accomplish or fail to accomplish, and the sum of our past rejections, failures, and wounds.The good news is that no matter how they were stolen, our identities are retrievable. With trademark humor, compelling stories, and down-to-earth wisdom, Mike Breaux shows how we can reclaim our deep, God-given identities and live freely, purposefully, and joyously out of a renewed knowledge of who we truly are.
Description : Credit for Canadians: Fix your own credit report, Protect Yourself from Identity Theft provides step-by-step instructions to enable anyone to fix mistakes on their credit report, avoid credit repair scams, improve their credit score, handle annoying collection calls, negotiate with creditors, re-establish credit, get loans approved, and protect themselves from Identity Theft. Much of the printed and internet information about credit and credit repair currently available is not relevant to Canadians. But this book, written by Canadian credit industry insider Mike Morley, "Mike the Credit Guy" gives Canadians the facts. The author uses clear, easy-to-understand language to guide people who are looking for ways to recover from a financial setback, put their plan for financial freedom on the fast track, or simply understand how the Canadian credit industry works.
Description : Identity theft is sometimes considered a victimless crime, but readers will discover the truth about this damaging kind of crime as they learn about its history and the ways identity thieves work today. Essential facts about the methods identity thieves use—including stealing mail and hacking computers—are presented through comprehensive main text, comprehensive sidebars, and informative fact boxes. Readers also discover the ways the latest technology is used to find and stop identity thieves and how people can pursue a career in investigating identity theft. Detailed photographs are included to enhance this engaging reading experience.
Description : Examines the techniques used to steal personal information, discussing such methods as using Internet files, email, ATM scams, credit card offers, telephone solicitation, burglary, and trash scanning, and outlining what the average person can do to minimize the risk of identity theft.