Having worked around financial crimes for a number of years, I noticed they seemed to be on the rise. One reason for this is technology, which grows more rapidly than laws designed to protect us from it. Although the blog is a resource to educate people on identity theft, it also strives to educate the common person on the rapidly growing problem of crimes enabled (made too easy) by technology and the Internet.
Is the government a favorite target of identity thieves?
People are getting calls from phony collectors — and some of them are threatening people with criminal action.
A new tool could give you an early warning IF cyber crooks have stolen your personal and financial information.
Deceptive marketing practices hawking versions of this product are everywhere.
Anyone can get a caller ID spoofed. Because of this, there have been a lot of people victimized. Is it time for a law?
The FTC has shut down a provider that caters to providers of kiddie porn, larceny and spam. The crooks are running fast to other providers.
On Friday, President Obama announced the results of a 60-day study, which calls for action to secure cyber space.
Fake Charities claiming to represent veterans, fire fighters, and law enforcement are being targeted nationwide.
It's pretty hard to keep up with all the attacks on sites currently in progress on the Internet. A little common sense is probably the best defense any of us have!
Government officials disclosed yesterday that millions of sensitive records from the Clinton administration were left unsecured and are missing.