The United States Senate wants to put a stop to them and wants to help victims of fraud, especially elderly victims. A new anti-fraud hotline has been unveiled to make it easier for senior citizens to report suspected fraud and to receive assistance.
We ran his credit report and now the work really begins. It’s time to clean it up. There are a number of different problems with it, from fraudulent use of his name, Social Security Number, creation of a new identity using his old address and of course the big problem, unpaid items of credit, whether it was a fast cash item or credit card. “How did this happen?” he wonders.
Any consumer with debt (credit card debt, mortgages, auto loans, medical bills, etc.) can now take their complaint to CFPB.
If you’ve just bought an expensive smart phone, you may be considering getting it insured. Cell phone insurance plans starting at a small amount like $6.99/month might seem like a good idea, but is shelling out for insurance worth it, or is it simply a rip-off? Financial sources indicate that there are a few circumstances …
Game of Thrones, the HBO series based off of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy novels, is reportedly the most pirated show on television. Downloaders have been setting bittorrent swarm records this season downloading GOT. So what makes GOT so irresistible to otherwise law-abiding citizens? There are a few different reasons that people pirate television shows: 1.) …
The fraud is multifaceted and includes fraud of the victims, fraud of the system and insurance fraud to name a few.
Another way to spot these credit card skimmers is to move the slide with your hands. If they are added after the fact, they will likely fall off or move.
Criminals are quickly running through the magnetic strip way of doing business. They can literally steal our identities right out of our wallets without our even taking them out.
I see it all the time. Some person will be just crazy about how they handle their personal information. I see this because I have been aware of computer crime and mail fraud since I became a victim of it myself in 1999. Unfortunately, I had gotten a friend involved in what I thought was …