Podcast: Heather Wagenhals Talks About Scammers

Just because identity theft is all the rage today, doe not mean scammers haven’t always been with us. Heather traces them back from Charles Ponzi, the grandfather of scammers to present time.   Listen Here!  

Posted on: 15 September 2015 | 12:40 pm

Congress Slow to Act on ID Theft

The Casey bill is pending before Congress and appears not to stand much chance of passing this session. It’s goals are modest. Patrick Crow tells us that it would criminalize the sale of social security numbers, force Medicare to stop use social security numbers for identification purposes and force the IRS to act on tax […]

Posted on: 15 September 2015 | 12:36 pm

ID Theft Warriors Podcast: Don’t Use Debit Cards!

It’s no secret that identity theft is out of control. Allison Spadafore, 30, was charged Monday with 45 counts of identity fraud, 15 counts of criminal tools, two counts of money laundering, two counts of misuse of credit card, one count of attempted misuse of credit card and one count of obstructing official business. Next, […]

Posted on: 15 September 2015 | 12:29 pm

ID Theft Warriors Podcast: Robert Siciliano: We have all been breached.

No doubt you’ve heard about the recent breach of the Office of Personnel Management. Every Federal Employee’s full personnel record has been hacked! The problem is that we’ve all been hacked. The question is what to do about it. According to Robert Siciliano, the nation’s leading authority on identity theft, the best thing we can […]

Posted on: 22 June 2015 | 3:32 pm

SCAM ALERT…The International Panic Email

This scam was just launched (again) nationwide over the past two days.  Any time there is a mass breach of people’s email accounts – as we saw over the past two months – it is typically just a matter of time before a scam of some sort follows.  This scam was originally done over the […]

Posted on: 1 October 2014 | 1:08 am

Call Center Employees: The Potential Threat From Trusted Insiders

Even with strong passwords and credit cards in your possession, you may still become an identity theft victim. Your account with keepmyID identity protection companywill provide identity restoration services, if necessary. As the press release below highlights, trusted insiders who are actually criminals may use their position to “unjustly enrich themselves by stealing personal identifying […]

Posted on: 5 September 2014 | 4:05 am

August Means “Back to School” For Students and Criminals

Criminals steal identifying information such as social security numbers of children and young adults because they often have no credit history.  The keepmyID Family Plan will provide reimbursement and restitution services for all members of your household. The FBI reported that in 2012, almost 200,000 Americans ages 16 to 24 were victims of identity theft.  […]

Posted on: 13 August 2014 | 12:06 am

ID THEFT ON THE RAMPAGE…AGAIN. WORRY NO MORE!

I just could not help it.  “Russian hackers breached over 1 Billion (that’s with a “B” folks) accounts today!”  I just kept hearing ID theft, ID theft, ID theft and my brain said to me “RUN MAN RUN and change everything as fast as you can.  Hide your money.  Hide your cards.  Hide your wives…your […]

Posted on: 7 August 2014 | 12:19 am

Medical Identity Theft: Low-Hanging Fruit for Criminals

Your keepmyID Identity Protection service (for only $19.95-25.95/month) will cover restitution if you become a victim of Medical Identity Theft. Julia Dahl at CBS News recently published a great article about the alarming increase in Medical Identity Theft.  She reported these key points: The number of victims grew to 1.85 million in 2013- a 19% […]

Posted on: 2 August 2014 | 5:25 am

Identity Thief Convicted

Identity (ID) Thief Sent to Prison The truth is that we usually do not catch the identity thief.  They are overseas, online, or merely so submerged we can never find them.  Relying on the police or government agencies to protect you is a false hope.  You must take measures yourself; measures like getting ID theft […]

Posted on: 1 August 2014 | 12:10 am