Identity theft is at an all-time high. In one notorious case, a criminal racked up more than $100, 000 of debt in the name of his victim. The thief bought homes, motorcycles, and handguns in the victimas name. The victim and his wife spent more than four years and $15, 000 to clear his name. Money, credit, and even lives are at stake when an identity is stolen. Yet many people donat know what legal protections exist. You need to learn what to do when your name, credit card number, or other information gets into the wrong hands. Security expert David Holtzman offers you clear, concise advice on how to reduce the chances of fraud and what steps victims need to take to reclaim their lives. An extensive resource list offers tools to draw up a plan to rebuild credit and reputation. Thieves are roaming the Internet. But with this essential guide, their victims can even the score!... reason that you need to be sure your communications are secure before you type any critical information (like a credit card ... a secure session in different ways, although most display a lock icon to indicate that your communications are safe. skimmErs Skimmers are thieves who steal credit card numbers, either manually from a receipt or by using a special electronic device to copy or askima the number.
|Title||:||How to Survive Identity Theft|
|Publisher||:||Adams Media - 2009-11-18|