Identity thieves use a number of techniques, ranging from computer hacking to dumpster diving, to get personal information. Here are ways you can help keep your personal information private, and avoid becoming an ID theft victim.
The rise of Internet commerce has unfortunately spawned a commensurate rise in the number of Internet criminals seeking to steal your identity, use your credit cards and drain your bank or brokerage accounts.
Almost everyone knows that the email from the Nigerian dignitary who asks for your bank account number so he can transfer millions to you is a con. What many people don’t know is that there’s a wave of new online scams that can rob you of your savings.
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