Prevention is the best cure for identity theft

In 2014, 85 percent of people took steps to prevent identity theft, according to ARAG, a provider of legal insurance. Checking credit reports, shredding documents with …

Data breaches drive identity theft and fraud

Data breaches are affecting consumers nationwide and residents in and around Washington, D.C. are not immune to the consequences. According to a survey by Experian, 57 percent …

5 tips to avoid identity theft

“Tax fraud is widespread and happening as you read this,” says security and identity theft expert for Credit Sesame, Neal O’Farrell. “In the first week …

Identity theft prevention tips and assistance

Eva Casey-Velasquez is the CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center, which provides victim assistance at no charge to consumers throughout the United States. They also …

Identity theft for dummies

It happened again. Checking into the hotel, I was asked if I can provide my credit card to cover additional expenses (not unusual). However, the receptionist simply wrote my …