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.
If you get a call saying someone you know has been kidnapped in Mexico, it might be a scam.
With Ike preparing to unleash its fury on Texas, should the public prepare for another round of price gouging?
Organized street gangs are expanding into white-collar crime to increase their illegal revenue streams.
There are a lot of signs that scammers prepared to take advantage of the relief money set aside for the victims of Hurricane Gustav.
Shopping Advisor offers a user the capability to make an informed shopping decision, while avoiding the pitfalls of Internet fraud.
In days of yore, covering up the PIN pad to protect your number was sufficient protection. I would still do that, but there are no guarantees this will protect you, anymore.
Report from the Center for American Progress reveals not enough is being done to protect people on the Internet. Will this threaten the e-commerce model?
The recent cyber attacks on Georgia are examples of a theory becoming reality.
A lottery bandit is nabbed in California after alert employees spot him trying to cash hot tickets.
Computer security experts predict the hot topics for 2009.