Identity Theft Law

Identity theft law defines an identity theft crime as a situation in which a person steals the identity of another person and uses financial information, … Read More

ID Theft Reporting

ID theft reporting incidents continue to increase each year, as more individuals fall victim to increasingly elaborate schemes and persistent criminals intent on committing fraud. … Read More

Medical Identity Theft

Medical identity theft involves stealing medical records, medicare benefits, insurance cards and credit accounts, which are all used to pay for medical services and goods. … Read More

Online Identity Theft

Vastly different from identity theft as it occurs in physical (or “meat”) space, Internet identity theft can prove difficult to detect. The first kind typically … Read More

Banking Identity Theft

Banking identity theft occurs when a thief gains access to an individual’s banking account by obtaining their personal information, including passwords and account numbers. In … Read More

Child Identity Theft

Already rampant and increasing in frequency of occurrence, child identity theft represents an attractive form of fraud, because crooks can take out credit in their … Read More

Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud, or credit card theft, is a term that refers to any fraud or theft committed using a credit card. Credit card fraud … Read More

Credit Scores

Learning About Credit Scores Credit scores display all of a consumer’s credit activities – it lists all credit card accounts, loans, balances, and payment histories. … Read More

Federal Fact Act

What Is the Fact Act? The Federal Fact Act of September 1, 2005, requires TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax to issue a free credit score to … Read More