These criminals even have a sort of “moderation” in place. When someone comes on to complain or say something that might rock the criminal boat, a “manager” will then come along and delete their comments.
Identity Theft Prevention
In about one second, they were able to use a Samsung Galaxy SIII and an app that shall remain nameless to do the deed. Information like the card number, expiration date and name was quickly stolen with a simple walk by.
The things that might trigger a phone call include using the card in new places, using them more than usual, or using them in different places at or near the same time.
Knowing how to recognize and identify the warning signs is important. Here are some important tips to help determine when a website is safe or not:
Here is important information to know to avoid being taken in by scammers this tax season:
You’ve probably heard of “phishing” – when hackers send bogus messages to your email, hoping that you’ll reply or click a link so that they can get their hands on your information. But there’s a new version of this scheme that’s gaining prevalence, and it targets your smartphone. This scam is called “smishing” as in …
When I was traveling in South America a couple of years ago, the only form of I.D. that I could use to get into bars was my passport. That meant carrying this important document on me while navigating the busy streets of Bogota, Colombia (all in the name of a few mojitos!). My friends cautioned …
Does your credit need a fraud alert? Find out why it does and how you can do it.
It’s tax season! Filing your tax return is a less than thrilling activity, and you may be tempted to procrastinate. However, filing early can help reduce the chance that you’ll become a victim of tax-related identity theft. In recent years, an emphasis on filing tax returns electronically and receiving tax returns via direct deposit has …