Identity Theft: One of the Fastest-Growing Financial Frauds

This was the No. 1 complaint reported to the FTC in 2014 and it hasn’t slowed down. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. says, “it is especially concerning because victims not only suffer monetary damages, but their personal reputation and credit may also be impacted. Crooks are hacking into various databases to steal personal information and assume a victim’s …

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR NEW ACCOUNT FRAUD

Are you paying close attention to your credit report? As some security features increase when we talk about credit card fraud, so does a crooks need to find new ways to access your identity and finances. The time it can take to prove new accounts opened in your name were unauthorized is unbelievable and with the EMV shift in full …