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identity theft

Credit Card Hack: Write "SEE ID" On The Back

April 17, 2008

Here is a great little tip for those worried about Identity theft.  Leave a little room after your signature and write "See ID", on the white strip on the back of your credit/debit card.  If the person taking your card does their job correctly, this little extra step may stop a thief from illegally using […]

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Avoid This New Form of Identity Theft

January 28, 2008

Photo: Andy Field I just heard about a new method of identity theft that is pretty brilliant. I know this has been said a million times, but you would think that someone smart enough to come up with something like this could make a good living honestly. Anyway . . . How it works: You’re […]

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5 Tips for Protecting Your Checking Account

January 11, 2008

The Federal Reserve recently released a short publication detailing five tips that consumers should remember to maintain their checking accounts and protect their money from identity thieves. The tips for protecting your checking account data are: Don’t give your account number and bank routing number information to anyone you don’t know. Comment: These two pieces […]

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