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How Do Thieves Steal Your Identity?

Identity theft has been around for centuries, but only the methods have changed today. Mail theft, forged identification numbers and database breaches have replaced clever disguises and elaborate forgeries. This crime has exploded in recent years simply because it is so easy to commit—thieves only have to pay attention, piece together a profile of you, […]

How Do Identity Thieves Steal Information?

2008 Identity Fraud Survey Report Provides Answers In yesterday’s post, we provided the answer to the question “How Does Identity Theft Happen?” according to Javelin Strategy & Research. The leading provider of nationally representative quantitative research on financial services topics recently released the “2008 Identity Fraud Survey Report—Consumer Version: How Consumers Can Protect Themselves.” Available […]