Tips to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

What Is Identity Theft? Identity theft also referred to as identity fraud, is a very common issue that should not… Read More

Data Breach at Renown Health at South Meadows in Reno, NV

The following is a posting on the Renown.org website about the recent data breach incident: Notice to Our Patients of… Read More

A Brief History of Paper Shredding, Part Two

The first paper shredder is credited to Abbot Augustus Low, a prolific inventor with the patent being filed on February… Read More

A Brief History of Paper Shredding, Part One

In today’s society, we have become so accustomed to the digitization of data, that sometimes we may forget how much… Read More

Another Day, Another Data Breach

It seems every day there is a data breach being reported.  The latest one being a collection company for two… Read More

Another Data Breach

SECURITY & FRAUD First American Financial Admits To Consumer Data Breach ByPYMNTS Posted on May 26, 2019 First American Financial, the… Read More

Summer Safety or Don’t Let the Bad Guys Know

With Memorial weekend just around the corner, we start the unofficial beginning of summer.  With all the fun times we… Read More

Tax Identity Theft: Protecting Your Credit and Finances

Tax season is here, and though you technically have until April 15 to file your returns, you might want to… Read More

Curiosity got the Cat

Curiosity killed the cat is the way the saying goes, however in this case curiosity got a whole bunch of… Read More

Checking your Bank Account Weekly

How often do you currently check your bank account?  Only when the statement comes in or, for some of us,… Read More

Were You Hacked?

by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Marriott International says that a breach of its Starwood guest… Read More

The Costs of a Data Breach

This blog is a summary of a 2017 study commissioned by IBM and undertaken by the Ponemon Institute, LLC on… Read More

Keeping it Safe During the Holidays

This is a wonderful time of the year. Everyone is holiday shopping and giving to those in need.  Just be… Read More

4 Ways Professional Paper Shredding Benefits Your Business

Document Destruction is a very important part of protecting sensitive business information, client records and employee files. Privacy protection should be… Read More

Anyone Can Be A Victim of Identity Theft

Right now, hackers and identity thieves could be looking for ways to steal you or your family members personal and… Read More

Document Destruction – Important For Protecting Your Identity

Nowadays, identity thieves may get your identity from data breached or compromised accounts. However, some still rely on the old-fashioned… Read More

Shred Day!

Every October, we join the Better Business Bureau of Northern Nevada in the “Secure Your ID Day” shred event to… Read More

HIPAA Compliant Shredding

In today’s digital age, electronic medical records are normal. However, most doctors, dentists, and other healthcare professionals still handle, maintain… Read More

Five Types of Documents to Shred to Prevent Identity Theft

One of the areas where you’re most at risk for identity theft is something you get almost every day​—your paper… Read More

The Importance of Document Destruction For Your Business

Identity theft and theft of customer data gives nightmares to small business people. It can happen easily, innocently, and unnecessarily… Read More

How Do You Check Your Childs Credit Report

https://lendedu.com/blog/how-do-you-check-your-childs-credit-report  No Comments Jeff Gitlen January 26, 2018 Our research, news, and assessments are scrutinized using strict editorial integrity. In full… Read More

Paper Shredding vs. Recycling – Which is Most Secure

Shredding companies such as American Document Destruction that are certified and affiliated with the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) have access… Read More

What to do after a data breach?

After the recent data breaches in the news from Saks 5th Avenue/Lord & Taylor and from Orbitz/Expedia, it is important… Read More

Equifax: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Identity theft: Equifax breach brings up questions

http://www.tahlequahdailypress.com/news/local_news/identity-theft-equifax-breach-brings-up-questions/article_cdc068e7-5160-5191-8022-0cb9a1079974.html Identity theft: Equifax breach brings up questions By Grant D. Crawford gcrawford@tahlequahdailypress.com Oct 12, 2017   When browsing the… Read More

Sparks police seek female suspect in identity theft case

http://mynews4.com/news/local/sparks-police-seek-female-suspect-in-identity-theft-case Sparks police seek female suspect in identity theft case by News 4-Fox 11 Digital Staff Sparks police seek female… Read More

The Equifax Breach And The Danger Of Identity Theft

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1/3 of Floridians fall victim to identity theft

1/3 of Floridians fall victim to identity theft By Joe Putrelo, Charlotte County reporter CONNECT 1/3 of Floridians fall victim… Read More

Moving From Static Identity To Digital Identity

Moving From Static Identity To Digital Identity Forbes Finance Council Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Post written… Read More

Identity theft protection increasingly important to employees

Identity theft protection increasingly important to employees SEP 28, 2017 | BY KATIE KUEHNER-HEBERT EMAIL LINKEDIN TWITTER FACEBOOK GOOGLE+ SHARE THIS STORY Only… Read More

Should You Get Identity Theft Insurance?

Should You Get Identity Theft Insurance? Identity theft insurance seems like a good idea, but you may not get as… Read More

Sonic shares dip after fast-food chain confirms payment breach, offers identity theft protection

Sonic shares dip after fast-food chain confirms payment breach, offers identity theft protection Sonic confirmed Wednesday that it had been… Read More

Identity theft nightmares: ‘It’s the fear of losing money’

Identity theft nightmares: ‘It’s the fear of losing money’ by Anna Bahney   @annabahneyOctober 3, 2017: 2:47 PM ET Freezing your credit… Read More

Look For Identity Theft Signs

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Credit firms skip hearing on identity theft, data breach

http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article175825646.html Credit firms skip hearing on identity theft, data breach BY DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 3:18 PM ALBANY,… Read More

Freezing Your Credit Isn’t Enough to Prevent Identity Theft. This Is What You Need to Do

https://www.inc.com/business-insider/how-to-protect-yourself-against-identity-theft-after-equifax-hack.html Freezing Your Credit Isn’t Enough to Prevent Identity Theft. This Is What You Need to Do A credit freeze… Read More

“I am you”: Hear hacker’s threats to victim of identity theft

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/i-am-you-hear-hackers-threats-to-identity-theft-victim/   CBS NEWS September 25, 2017, 7:32 PM “I am you”: Hear hacker’s threats to victim of identity theft  7 Comment … Read More

Targeted by Identity Thieves? Here Are 8 Red Flags to Look Out For

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Protecting yourself from identity theft: An explainer

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-201709191635–tms–savingsgctnzy-a20170919-20170919-story.html Protecting yourself from identity theft: An explainer Anya Kamenetz, Tribune Content AgencyThe Savings Game I want to take this… Read More

Should you worry about identity theft?

http://www.livemint.com/Money/ABgusszVZhUExJmXOlMy9O/Should-you-worry-about-identity-theft.html Should you worry about identity theft? Laws in India regarding data protection may be weak, but following basic cyber… Read More

Yes, your child could be a victim of identity theft

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/yes-your-child-could-be-a-victim-of-identity-theft/ Yes, your child could be a victim of identity theft  Email By MoneyTips Could your child have a credit report… Read More

Your next worry after the Equifax breach: Fake tax returns

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/18/your-next-worry-after-the-equifax-breach-fake-tax-returns.html Your next worry after the Equifax breach: Fake tax returns Tax-related identity theft is one of the IRS “Dirty… Read More

Here’s a Better Identity Theft Idea for Elizabeth Warren

Here’s a Better Identity Theft Idea for Elizabeth Warren Here’s a Better Identity Theft Idea for Elizabeth Warren KEVIN DRUMSEP.… Read More

Here’s what to do if your identity is stolen

https://www.marketplace.org/2017/09/15/life/here-s-what-do-if-your-identity-stolen Here’s what to do if your identity is stolen By Marketplace Weekend Staff September 15, 2017 | 3:14 PM The… Read More

To prevent identity theft, government will issue new Medicare cards

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/prevent-identity-theft-government-will-issue-new-medicare-cards/   A BLOG OF NEWS AND INSIGHT HEALTH SUPREME COURT HEALTH To prevent identity theft, government will issue new… Read More

What consumers should know about identity theft

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/what-consumers-should-know-about-identity-theft-091217.html What consumers should know about identity theft Many affected consumers may not understand the gravity of the threat 09/12/2017 | ConsumerAffairs |  Identity… Read More

Equifax data breach could create lifelong identity theft threat

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/09/09/equifax-data-breach-could-create-life-long-identity-theft-threat/646765001/ Equifax data breach could create lifelong identity theft threat Adam Shell, USA TODAYPublished 7:00 a.m. ET Sept. 9, 2017… Read More

Equifax breach sows chaos among 143M Americans

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/equifax-breach-exposes-143-million-people-identity-theft-49694776 Equifax breach sows chaos among 143M Americans By ken sweet, ap business writer NEW YORK — Sep 8, 2017,… Read More

Equifax Breach Exposes 143 Million People to Identity Theft

http://www.snopes.com/2017/09/07/equifax-data-breach-exposes-identity-theft/ Equifax Breach Exposes 143 Million People to Identity Theft The credit tracking company says “criminals” accessed files between May… Read More

ID Shield Identity Theft Protection: Overview, Pricing and Features

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/id-shield,review-2810.html IDShield Identity Theft Protection: Overview, Pricing and Features by MARK SPOONAUER Sep 5, 2017, 3:24 PM IDShield isn’t a typical identity… Read More

I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong)

http://www.blackenterprise.com/money/id-theft-victim-heres-right-wrong/ I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong) Learn from this author’s experience by… Read More

Steps for protecting your personally identifiable information at home

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2017/09/03/steps-protecting-your-personally-identifiable-information-home/608736001/ Steps for protecting your personally identifiable information at home Adam Levin, Credit.comPublished 1:00 p.m. ET Sept. 3, 2017 Not… Read More

IRS won’t warn a half-million victims about undocumented workers stealing their Social Security numbers

https://www.wthr.com/article/irs-wont-warn-a-half-million-victims-about-undocumented-workers-stealing-their-social IRS won’t warn a half-million victims about undocumented workers stealing their Social Security numbers Investigating the IRS h BOB… Read More

Medial identity theft a growing threat!

https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2017/08/29/medical-identity-theft-growing-threat/572830001/ Medical identity theft a growing threat Liv Osby, losby@gannett.comPublished 9:52 a.m. ET Aug. 29, 2017 | Updated 2:01 p.m. ET… Read More

Protect against identity theft

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A new form of ID theft: account takeover

A new form of ID theft: account takeover By Sabri Ben-Achour August 21, 2017 | 3:30 PM    – Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images… Read More

Identity theft ‘at epidemic levels

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6 steps to protect yourself against medical identity theft

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The campaign against identity theft needs you

http://www.seattletimes.com/sponsored/the-campaign-against-identity-theft-needs-you/ The campaign against identity theft needs you Originally published July 25, 2017 at 8:16 am In Washington, more than… Read More

Social Security: Protect yourself from identity theft by following these steps

https://www.ohio.com/akron/business/social-security-protect-yourself-from-identity-theft-by-following-these-steps When it comes to doing business with Social Security online, there is little to worry about — all of… Read More

12 Places Your Data May Not Be Safe (And What You Can Do)

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Combat Identity Theft With Alertness And Preventive Steps

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/118227/identity-theft Combat Identity Theft With Alertness And Preventive Steps Presented by  John Cullum, Principal, Bell and Company Most people today… Read More

Soaring identity theft problem spurs education forum

http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/plymouth/2017/08/07/soaring-identity-theft-problem-spurs-education-forum/540178001/ Soaring identity theft problem spurs education forum Darrell Clem, hometownlife.comPublished 9:11 a.m. ET Aug. 7, 2017 | Updated 2:17 p.m.… Read More

College students are targets for scams and at high risk for identity theft

http://www.macon.com/news/business/article167094322.html   College students are targets for scams and at high risk for identity theft BY KELVIN COLLINS Special to… Read More

Your cell phone could protect you from identity theft at the pump Most credit card skimmers use Bluetooth technology

https://www.ksat.com/news/your-cell-phone-could-protect-you-from-identity-theft-at-the-pump Your cell phone could protect you from identity theft at the pump Most credit card skimmers use Bluetooth technology… Read More

Mail theft often times leads to identity theft

http://wncn.com/2017/08/08/mail-theft-often-times-leads-to-identity-theft/ Mail theft often times leads to identity theft By Steve SbracciaPublished: August 8, 2017, 4:29 pm  Updated: August 8, 2017, 5:25 pm Click… Read More

I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong)

I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong) I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s… Read More

Soaring identity theft problem spurs education forum

http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/plymouth/2017/08/07/soaring-identity-theft-problem-spurs-education-forum/540178001/   Soaring identity theft problem spurs education forum Darrell Clem, hometownlife.comPublished 9:11 a.m. ET Aug. 7, 2017 | Updated 2:17… Read More

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

https://www.consumerreports.org/identity-theft/college-students-face-risk-of-identity-theft/ College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft Thieves use high- and low-tech strategies to steal personal information… Read More

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10 ways to keep your identity safe while traveling

http://www.10best.com/interests/travel-tips/10-ways-to-keep-your-identity-safe-while-traveling/   10 ways to keep your identity safe while traveling You’re more vulnerable to identity theft than you think… Read More

Facebook is fighting social media identity theft in India, but it’s a global problem

https://techxplore.com/news/2017-08-facebook-social-media-identity-theft.html Facebook is fighting social media identity theft in India, but it’s a global problem August 1, 2017 by Ritesh Chugh,… Read More

The campaign against identity theft needs you

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Ways to protect your parents from identity theft

http://www.theoaklandpress.com/lifestyle/20170727/ways-to-protect-your-parents-from-identity-theft Ways to protect your parents from identity theft FILE – In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Chuck Goolsbee,… Read More

How to guard against identity theft and bank fraud

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/how-to-guard-against-identity-theft-and-bank-fraud-072717.html How to guard against identity theft and bank fraud Survey shows it is a growing concern for consumers 07/27/2017 | ConsumerAffairs |  Identity… Read More

IRS sees big drop in identity theft, stolen tax refunds

  http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2017/07/25/irs-see-big-drop-in-identity-theft-stolen-tax-refunds.html The number of victims was nearly cut in half last year, compared to the previous year. At the… Read More

7 tips for staying safe while traveling

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/24/7-tips-for-staying-safe-while-traveling.html   7 tips for staying safe while traveling Abigail Summerville | @summervillea19 15 Hours Ago Many fraud cases occur while… Read More

4 seniors: Protecting yourself from identity theft

http://kfor.com/2017/07/20/4-seniors-protecting-yourself-from-identity-theft/ 4 seniors: Protecting yourself from identity theft POSTED 5:06 PM, JULY 20, 2017, BY KFOR-TV & K. QUERRY OKLAHOMA CITY –… Read More

Top 8 Reasons to Shred your Documents

Top 8 Reasons to Shred your Documents Paper shredding and document destruction is very important this day and age. There… Read More

Why It’s Important to Report Identity Theft and How to Do It

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Federal Tax Treatment of Employer-Provided Identity Protection Services

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/federal-tax-treatment-of-employer-32111/ Federal Tax Treatment of Employer-Provided Identity Protection Services   In the wake of several recent high-profile security breaches, employers… Read More

Residents of these states are most vulnerable to identity theft

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/residents-of-these-states-are-most-vulnerable-to-identity-theft-2017-07-07 Residents of these states are most vulnerable to identity theft Published: July 7, 2017 8:33 a.m. ET Higher-earning residents tend… Read More

How to protect your child from identity theft

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Identity theft an overlooked wrinkle of illegal immigration

http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2017/07/03/identity-theft-overlooked-wrinkle-illegal-immigration/444863001/   Identity theft an overlooked wrinkle of illegal immigration JOE GUZZARDI, CAGLE CARTOONS SYNDICATEPublished 5:30 a.m. CT July 3,… Read More

Why You Should Never Go Online Without Using A VPN

http://www.thedailybeast.com/why-you-should-never-go-online-without-using-a-vpn   Why You Should Never Go Online Without Using A VPN Prevent your personal data from mining by the… Read More

How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-29/how-to-protect-your-child-from-identity-theft How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft Kids’ identities are low-hanging fruit for hackers. Here are two experts… Read More

To avoid identity theft, lead a double life

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/to-avoid-identity-theft-lead-a-double-life-2017-06-28 To avoid identity theft, lead a double life Published: June 28, 2017 5:02 a.m. ET 6 strategies to avoid… Read More

Employment-related identity theft much bigger than previously thought

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/employment-related-identity-theft-much-bigger-than-previously-thought Employment-related identity theft much bigger than previously thought By Michael Cohn Published June 22 2017, 2:10pm EDT More in… Read More

Ask Kim: How can I prevent identity theft when I’m traveling?

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-201706011233–tms–kplngmpctnkm-a20170622-20170622-story.html Ask Kim: How can I prevent identity theft when I’m traveling? Kimberly Lankford, Kiplinger’s Personal FinanceKiplinger’s Money Power Q:… Read More

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Identity theft: A 5-Minute Expert guide to outsmarting the scammers

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/jun/19/5-minute-expert-identity-theft/ Identity theft: A 5-Minute Expert guide to outsmarting the scammers Melissa McCarthy was only acting in Identity Thief. Real scammers… Read More

Survey Shows Consumers Need More Education on Identity theft

http://www.insidecounsel.com/2017/06/12/survey-shows-consumers-need-more-education-on-iden   Survey Shows Consumers Need More Education on Identity theft BY AMANDA CICCATELLIJUNE 12, 2017 In 2016, over 15… Read More

How The Superhero Approach Can Help You Avoid Identity Theft

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On the Prowl: Four Ways to Protect Against Identity Theft

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Curbing Medical Identity Theft with Improved Identification

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How Your Mouse Movement Could Be Used to Stop Identity Theft

http://gizmodo.com/how-your-mouse-movement-could-be-used-to-stop-identity-1795990339 How Your Mouse Movement Could Be Used to Stop Identity Theft Rhett Jones Saturday 5:57pm Filed to: AUTHENTIC AUTHENTICATION… Read More

Feds: Identity theft ring bought information online, used student loan website to get $12 million in tax refunds

http://fox59.com/2017/06/08/feds-identity-theft-ring-bought-information-online-used-student-loan-website-to-get-12-million-in-tax-refunds/ Feds: Identity theft ring bought information online, used student loan website to get $12 million in tax refunds POSTED 6:49… Read More

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Clinic Rocked by Patient Records Heist: “There Is Still Outstanding Stolen Property”

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/beverly-hills-plastic-surgery-identity-theft-is-still-outstanding-stolen-material-1011301   Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Clinic Rocked by Patient Records Heist: “There Is Still Outstanding Stolen Property” 6:15 AM… Read More

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How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft: Welcome To Adulthood

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Why the U.S. Can’t Kick Its Addiction to Social Security Numbers

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-01/identity-theft-feeds-on-social-security-numbers-run-amok     They’re convenient, dangerous, and deeply entrenched in American culture. by Suzanne Woolley June 1, 2017, 1:00 AM… Read More

Chipotle Warns Customers of Possible Identity Theft

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Dumpster Diving May Create Identity Theft Problems

The old adage, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” takes on a new and scary meaning when applied to… Read More

How Long to Keep Tax Records and Other Documents

http://www.consumerreports.org/taxes/how-long-to-keep-tax-documents/   How Long to Keep Tax Records and Other Documents You’ll also want to safely keep other documents for… Read More

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Identity theft ring busted after suspects spend $150K at Macy’s

http://nypost.com/2017/05/09/identity-theft-ring-busted-after-suspects-spend-150k-at-macys/ Identity theft ring busted after suspects spend $150K at Macy’s By Rebecca Rosenberg May 9, 2017 | 6:04pm Modal Trigger… Read More

6 Shredding Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

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identity theft after county published sensitive information online

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/investigations/thousands-exposed-to-identity-theft-after-county-officials-publish-sensitive-information-online Thousands potentially exposed to identity theft after county published sensitive information online Denver7 investigation spurs sweeping changes Ryan Luby… Read More

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Identity Theft Protection: 10 Ways To Secure Your Personal Data

https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertadams/2017/05/05/identity-theft-protection-10-ways-to-secure-your-personal-data/#1857100962fd Identity Theft Protection: 10 Ways To Secure Your Personal Data R.L. Adams ,   CONTRIBUTOR I write about technology… Read More

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Identity theft is alive and well–and fraudsters keep getting richer

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/identity-theft-is-alive-and-well-and-fraudsters-are-getting-even-richer/ Identity theft is alive and well–and fraudsters keep getting richer Last year, cyber criminals netted 16 billion dollars in… Read More

Is identity theft protection worth it?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/2017/04/22/identity-theft-protection-worth/100554362/ Steve Weisman, Special for USA TODAY10:04 a.m. ET April 22, 2017 (Photo: Thinkstock) 63CONNECTTWEET 16LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Identity theft is a… Read More

When in Doubt, Shred it: Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft

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