Category Archives: Fraud

How to Spot a Telephone Scam

We hope this article helps you to spot a telephone scam. They are becoming more and more prevalent, especially as the largest growing segment of our population is the elderly. Answering the Call It’s happened to all of us at least a time …

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IP Addresses and Spam

There are over hundreds of thousands, if not more, of IP addresses used all over the world. The addresses are used to accurately identify the name and ownership association of a computer system, and can very often contain multiple IP …

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How to avoid identity theft during the Holidays

Phishing: Phishing became one of the most costly and incredibly financially rewarding kinds of identity theft. Significantly more phishing scams are being operated as a result of organized criminal gangs, meticulously created and adequately financed in order to dupe even …

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Providing your Social Security Number on Forms

Just like in Jess’s blog, every time I have to complete a form at a bank or even at a doctors office they want my SSN. Since I’m in that industry I know all too well how SSN information gets …

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Social Security Number Fraud Q & amp; A

We receive a lot of questions about Social Security Number Fraud which is often tied to Identity theft. One of the most recent Questions was: How would someone determine if a person who is currently using a valid Social Security …

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