Intelius is a company providing more than people search and people finder services. However, that is what people most know Intelius for.
In this review and interview with Ed Petersen, Executive Vice President for Intelius, we spoke about Intelius collecting cellphone numbers, their people search and enterprise-level services, and challenges people have had with Intelius accounts.
The state of Texas has recently passed new legislation to help victims of identity theft overcome at least one of the hurdles that were previously blocking them from making it to the finish line of healing from this horrific ordeal. On March 1, 2008 the Closed Account Notification System, or CANS, was adopted by the Texas Department of Banking. What is CANS and how can it help Texas consumers? Will other states follow?
So what’s the big deal if someone steals your cell phone? Just get a new cell phone and all is well, right?
Well, not really. A cell phone can be an incredible resource for resourceful thief.
Well, recently, and email has been sent around talking about a woman who has changed her habits regarding the way she lists names in her cell phone.
Her purse was stolen, which contained her phone, credit cards, driver’s license, etc.
Are you aware that with just a piece of X-Ray Film and some glue, thieves can get a hold of your bank card at the ATM?
They have to be a little daring to commit this type of fraud, because it involves actually physically getting in touch with you. Other types of bank fraud don’t require criminals and thieves to be as daring, because they don’t have to actually know who you are in order to rip you off, but in this case, they have to actually get your PIN code from you.
Pretty dangerous business when you consider that these people actually risk getting themselves caught on the ATM’s camera, like they were in the video below.
Take a look, and get some (more) tips for protecting yourself when it comes to theft of your ATM card and PIN.